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New Grant Opportunity: Reducing Health Disparities

New Grant Opportunity Office of Minority Health Accepting Applications for Up to $5 Million in Grants To Reduce Health Disparities The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is accepting applications for a cooperative agreement for the Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative. This program seeks to reduce the impact of significant health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities and/or disadvantaged populations by implementing evidence-based strategies. The program aims to serve residents in communities disproportionately impacted by the opioid epidemic, childhood/adolescent obesity, and serious mental health disorders. OMH expects to fund up to 16 cooperative agreements with up to $350,000 per year for up to 3 years. Learn More About This Funding Opportunity Announcement and How To Apply.

Extended Weekly Maintenance on 06/14/2017

Bowman Client Update Extended Weekly Maintenance on 06/14/2017 We will be expanding our Wednesday weekly maintenance window on 06/14/2017 to two hours between 9:00 PM and 11:00 PM CDT. We are expanding the weekly maintenance window this time so that we can perform some upgrades on our ART servers. This means that ART will be down for this period of time on 06/14/2017. Please inform your users of this down time so that they can plan ahead for it. Please contact your CCA if you have any questions. Mediware Information Systems, Inc. 11711 W. 79th St. | Lenexa, KS 66214 | (888) MEDIWARE |

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Headlines: Over $70 Million Available in Grants To Address the Opioid Crisis

June 12, 2017 Subscribe SAMHSA Headlines—Your one-stop source for the latest from SAMHSA. Funding    |    Data    |    Resources    |    Events    |    SAMHSA News Funding Over $70 Million Available in Grants To Address the Opioid Crisis Over $70 million is available in grants over multiple years to help communities and health care providers prevent opioid overdose deaths and provide treatment for opioid use disorder. Administered through SAMHSA, these funds will be made available through the following three grants: Medication-Assisted Treatment and Prescription Drugs—Opioid Addiction : Up to $28 million to five grantees to increase access of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder. MAT combines be