Headlines: Up to $47.5 Million Available To Help People Experiencing Homelessness

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March 13, 2017
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Up to $47.5 Million Available To Help People Experiencing Homelessness

The purpose of this program is to support the development and/or expansion of community infrastructures that integrate behavioral health treatment and services for substance use, co-occurring mental and substance use disorders, permanent housing, and other critical services for individuals (including youth) and families experiencing homelessness.

Up to $6 Million Available To Support the International AIDS Relief Addiction Technology Transfer Centers

The purpose of this program is to establish the International President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Addiction Technology Transfer Centers programs in Vietnam, South Africa, and Ukraine. These programs seek to increase the capacity, skills, and abilities of Vietnamese, South African, and Ukrainian HIV/AIDS programs, governmental agencies, and PEPFAR programs to address problematic mental and substance use and further the goals of national HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs.

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Spotlight: Building Resilient and Trauma-Informed Communities (Series)

This series highlights different approaches to building trauma-informed, resilient communities. The series includes an introduction and highlights of programs in six cities throughout the United States including Kansas City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Tarpon Springs, Walla Walla, and Worcester.

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March 15, 2017

Webinar: Overcoming Cultural and Service Gaps for Supporting Tribal Members Within the Criminal Justice System

Register for this webinar to learn how a collaborative response can expand services, create partnerships, and open the door to a more recovery-oriented continuum of services for tribal members.
March 17, 2017, and March 22, 2017

Webinar: Overview of 42 CFR Part 2 Modernization

SAMHSA recently modernized the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records regulations (42 CFR Part 2) to facilitate health integration and information exchange within new health care models while continuing to protect the privacy and confidentiality of patients seeking treatment for substance use disorders. Join Kimberly Johnson Ph.D., Director, SAMHSA Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, for a 90-minute webinar to learn about the changes. The webinar will be offered on two dates.
March 23–June 8, 2017

Webcast Series: The Power of Language and Portrayals: What We Hear, What We See

This series of four webcasts will guide members of the news and entertainment media in writing about or portraying people with substance use disorders and the reality of hope in recovery.
April 11–May 9, 2017

Webinar Series: Relationships Matter!

Relationships Matter! is a series of four webinars on women's behavioral health that explores the role of relationships in the lives of women experiencing mental health and substance use issues.
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Interactive Decision-Making Tool Available for Opioid Treatment

Download a new tool to explore opioid use disorder treatment options to begin recovery.