Category: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

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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Register for Webinar: Engagement via a Crisis or Pre-Crisis Tool within a Wellness Recovery Action Plan

Hosted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration In this webinar—part of SAMHSA’s Recovery-Oriented Engagement Practices, Spring 2018 Series—presenters will consider how Wellness Recovery Action Plan tools for crisis and pre-crisis planning can promote engagement and positive relationships between individuals and service providers. A one-hour continuing education credit, offered through the Association for …

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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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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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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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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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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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