Showing posts from February 22, 2018

Up to $2 Million Available for a Grant to Improve Health Care for the Hispanic/Latino Community

February 22, 2018 SAMHSA Headlines—Your one-stop source for the latest from SAMHSA. Funding Up to $2 Million Available for a Grant to Improve Health Care for the Hispanic/Latino Community SAMHSA is accepting applications for one grant of up to $2 million for the Targeted Capacity Expansion - Hispanic/Latino Center of Excellence for Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Program. The purpose of this program is to strengthen the specialized behavioral and primary healthcare workforce that provides substance use disorder treatment and recovery services to Hispanic and Latino populations.   SAMHSA and VA Announce Cities Participating in the Mayor's Challenge to Prevent Suicide Among Service Members, Veterans, and their Families SAMHSA and the Department of Veterans Affairs announced the cities that will participate in the first group for the Mayor's Challenge to Prevent Suicide Amon

Learning Series: Peer Navigators Support People With Serious Mental Illness

Virtual Learning Series:  Peer Navigators Support People with Serious Mental Illness Session 1: Peer Navigators To Address Health Disparities of People From Latino and African American Communities Living With Serious Mental Illness Thursday, March 1, 2018 | 12:30–1:30 p.m. Eastern Time SAMHSA's Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS) is pleased to announce a three-part virtual learning series. Peer navigators are people with lived experience who help individuals receiving services meet their health needs in an often fragmented health care system. Peer navigators build professional relationships to assist with arranging or getting to doctor's appointments, lab tests, office procedures, clinic visits, counselor meetings, pharmacies, and support services. The National Institutes of Health and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute developed and evaluated peer navigator prog

Qlik Sense Upgrade

Bowman Client Update Qlik Sense Upgrade Qlik Sense will be down for a mandatory upgrade starting at 2:00 PM CST today, 2/22/2018. This down time will take between approximately 2 to 4 hours to complete. We will send out an announcement about what is included in this upgrade in the near future. Please contact your CCA if you have further questions. Mediware Information Systems, Inc. 11711 W. 79th St. | Lenexa, KS 66214 | (888) MEDIWARE |

Homelessness Update

Family Homelessness in the United States: a State-by-State Snapshot A new analysis by the Alliance finds that almost 60,000 families with children are homeless on any given night in the United States , a national rate of 7.4 families homeless out of every 10,000. Despite high rates in some states, family homelessness has fallen in the majority of states, and nationwide it decreased by five percent between 2016 and 2017.