Category: SAMHSA

May 17

Apply Now: Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Expansion Program

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) is accepting applications for the FY 2018 Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) Expansion Grants program. The purpose of the program is to increase access to and improve the quality of community behavioral health services through the expansion of CCBHCs. CCBHCs …

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Apr 24

Apply Now: Improving Access to Overdose Treatment Program

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention is accepting applications for the FY 2018 Improving Access to Overdose Treatment (OD Treatment Access) program. SAMHSA will award OD Treatment Access funds to Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), opioid treatment programs, or practitioners who have a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine. The …

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Apr 04

Apply Now: Assertive Community Treatment Program

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Mental Health Services is accepting applications for the FY 2018 Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program. The purpose of the funding is to establish or expand and maintain ACT programs for individuals with a serious mental illness, as well as to improve behavioral health outcomes for people by using …

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Mar 20

Apply Now: Healthy Transitions—Improving Life Trajectories for Youth and Young Adults with Serious Mental Disorders Program

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Mental Health Services is accepting applications for FY 2018 Healthy Transitions: Improving Life Trajectories for Youth and Young Adults with Serious Mental Disorders Program grants (or, “Healthy Transitions”). The overall goal of Healthy Transitions will be to provide developmentally appropriate, culturally and linguistically competent services and supports …

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Feb 02

Apply Now: Clinical Support System for Serious Mental Illness

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Mental Health Services is seeking applications for FY 2018 Clinical Support System for Serious Mental Illness grants. The purpose of this program is to provide technical assistance (TA) for the implementation and provision of evidence-based treatment and recovery support programs for individuals living with serious mental …

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Dec 10

Lake County Sheriff, Health Department, and Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities to Train At-Risk Inmates

Grayslake Patch By Hannah Goering On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Lake County Health Department and Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities (TASC) launched a Naloxone education program for Lake County Jail inmates. The program kicked off with a Lake County Health Department representative visiting the pods and informing inmates of the opportunity …

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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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