Category: serious mental illness

May 14

Apply Now: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Mental Health Awareness Training Program

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Mental Health Services is accepting applications for FY 2018 Mental Health Awareness Training grants. The purpose of the program is to: (1) train individuals (e.g., school personnel, emergency first responders, law enforcement officers, veterans, armed services members and their families) to recognize the signs and symptoms …

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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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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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