Category: SAMHSA

Dec 05

Apply Now: Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Family Treatment Drug Courts Grant

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment is seeking applications for FY 2018 Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Family Treatment Drug Courts. The purpose of the program is to expand substance use disorder (SUD) treatment services in existing family treatment drug courts, which use the family treatment …

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Dec 05

Apply Now: SAMHSA’s Offender Reentry Program

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment is accepting applications for FY 2018 Offender Reentry Program grants. The purpose of this program is to expand substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and related recovery and reentry services to people who have a SUD and/or co-occurring substance use and mental …

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Nov 27

Mental Health Court Could Lower Recidivism, Cut Costs

Las Cruces Sun-News By Carlos Andres López Establishing a mental health court in Doña Ana County in New Mexico officials say, would help get into treatment people who commit crimes because of underlying mental health conditions. It could also reduce recidivism and cut incarceration costs. So-called mental health courts serve as jail-diversionary mechanisms and have been …

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Nov 07

Train-the-Trainer: How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation, operated by Policy Research Associates, Inc., is soliciting applications from communities interested in developing a capacity to provide trauma-informed training. The GAINS Center is offering a series of Train-The-Trainer (TTT) events to help local trainers to deliver its How Being …

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Nov 07

Apply Now: SOAR Technical Assistance Program

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access and Recovery (SOAR) Technical Assistance Center is seeking applications from criminal justice agencies and institutions that have not yet participated in the federally sponsored SOAR Technical Assistance Program, which helps states and localities to expedite access to the Social Security Administration’s disability programs for people who …

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Nov 06

Apply Now: Sequential Intercept Mapping Workshops Focusing on Reentry and Community Corrections

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation is seeking applications from communities interested in developing integrated strategies to better identify and respond to the needs of adults with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders in contact with the criminal justice system. Selected communities will participate in Sequential …

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Sep 06

Register for Webinar: Improving Behavioral Health Integration through Culturally Appropriate Service Delivery

Hosted by the SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions Racially diverse and ethnic minority populations continue to experience disparities in behavioral health services access, treatment, and outcomes. Though the factors contributing to these disparities may include social determinants such as housing, education, and job status, provider bias and a lack of cultural and linguistic competency (CLC) …

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Sep 03

Cops and the Mentally Ill: Finding a New Approach

The Crime Report By Isidoro Rodriguez On December 19, 2013, a man stood on the ledge of a bridge in Spokane, Wash., threatening to jump. Responding officers knew that if they tried to grab him, he would step off the ledge and fall into the river below. Instead, they spent almost 90 minutes listening and …

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Jun 07

Apply Now: Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act—Building Communities of Recovery

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment is accepting applications for FY 2017 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act: Building Communities of Recovery grants. The purpose of this program is to mobilize resources within and outside of the recovery community to increase the prevalence and quality of long-term recovery support …

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Jun 07

Apply Now: Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act—State Pilot Grant Program for Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment is accepting applications for FY 2017 State Pilot Grant Program for Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women. The purpose of the program is to enhance flexibility in the use of funds to: 1) support family-based services for pregnant and postpartum women diagnosed …

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