Category: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

[Register for Webinar] The Role of the Criminal Justice System in Reducing the Duration of Untreated Psychosis

Hosted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) GAINS Center First-episode psychosis (FEP) is the first onset of a condition affecting a person’s thoughts and perceptions, which sometimes results in a mental health crisis. People experiencing a first episode of psychosis are highly likely to interact with the justice system, which often …

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Apply Now: National Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions Program

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Mental Health Services is accepting applications for the FY 2019 National Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions program. The purpose of this program is to advance the implementation of high-quality, evidence-based treatment for individuals with co-occurring physical and mental health conditions, including substance addictions. …

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Apply Now: “How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses” Train-the-Trainer Events

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation, operated by Policy Research Associates, is seeking applications for a series of Train-The-Trainer (TTT) events to teach local trainers to deliver its “How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses” training program. This training program primarily serves community-based criminal justice system professionals, …

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Apply Now: Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult Treatment Drug Courts and Adult Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment is accepting applications for FY 2019 Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult Treatment Drug Courts and Adult Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts. The purpose of this program is to expand substance use disorder treatment services—which include recovery support services, screening, …

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Apply Now: Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) State Education Agency Grants

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services is accepting applications for FY 2019 Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education) – State Education Agency (SEA) grants (Short Title: AWARE-SEA). The purpose of this program is to build or expand the capacity of state educational agencies, in partnership …

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Register for Webinar: Myths, Realities, & Best Practices for Psychiatrists Treating Justice-Involved Populations in Community Care

Hosted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and Policy Research Associates Date: Wednesday, September 12 Time: 11 a.m.—1 p.m. ET This webinar will explore the myths, realities, and best practices related to treating justice-involved populations, and also provide access to supplemental information on LGBTQ populations, transition-aged youth, co-occurring disorders, and veterans who are …

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Register for Webinar: From Jail to Community Behavioral Health—Ensuring Continuity of Care

Hosted by the SAMHSA–HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions Date: Monday, July 16 Time: 1–2:30 p.m. ET Approximately 20 percent of people in jails have a serious mental illness and 26 percent meet the threshold for serious psychological distress in the past 30 days. Adding to this concerning picture, people in jail have higher rates of numerous chronic health conditions …

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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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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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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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