Category Archive: SAMHSA

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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Apr 04

Apply Now: Promoting Integration of Primary and Behavioral Health Care

The Center for Mental Health Services of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for FY 2017 Promoting Integration of Primary and Behavioral Health Care Cooperative Agreements. The purposes of this cooperative agreement are to: (1) promote full integration and collaboration in clinical practice between primary and behavioral healthcare; (2) …

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Mar 06

Register for Webinar: Overcoming Cultural and Service Gaps for Members of Tribal Communities in the Criminal Justice System

Hosted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Members of tribal communities who are dealing with behavioral health issues are often incarcerated rather than receiving recovery-oriented services in their communities. Frequently, this lack of access can be attributed to cultural and service gaps that exist between tribal-delivered services and services available outside the …

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