Showing posts from April 19, 2018

Register Today: Point-in-Time Count Office Hours - April 26, 2018 - 3:00 PM EDT

HUD has been striving over time to shift the emphasis on the annual Housing Inventory Count (HIC) and Point-in-Time (PIT) count from ramping up what data are collected to focusing on how data are collected. HUD wants communities to focus on collecting the best data possible. To help with this effort, HUD is implementing a regular PIT Count Office Hours that will be focused on addressing PIT count methodology questions. The office hours will have at least one focused discussion on a known PIT count methodology issue, and then will be open for further discussion based on questions that communities have with implementing their PIT counts. We invite communities to come with questions, as well as solutions. HUD believes strongly in the power of peer learning, and we hope that communities will come to the office hours willing to share their lessons learned. The first office hours session will be on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 3:00 PM EDT . Register for the PIT Count Office H

Headlines: Up to $210 Million Available for Project AWARE State Education Agency Grants

April 19, 2018 SAMHSA Headlines—Your one-stop source for the latest from SAMHSA. Funding SAMHSA is Accepting Applications for up to $210 Million for Project AWARE State Education Agency Grants SAMHSA is accepting applications for Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education) State Education Agency grants totaling up to $210 million over the next five years. The purpose of this program is to build or expand the capacity of State Educational Agencies, in partnership with State Mental Health Agencies overseeing school-aged youth and local education agencies to: Increase awareness of mental health issues among school-aged youth; Provide training for school personnel and other adults who interact with school-aged youth; Connect school-aged youth, who may have behavioral health issues, and their families to needed services. SAMHSA is Accepting Applications for up to $4.7 Million f

Virtual Event: Supporting Students With Serious Mental Illness, Substance Use Disorders

Join the Recovery LIVE! Virtual Event: Supporting Underrepresented College Student Populations Experiencing or at Risk of Serious Mental Illness or Substance Use Disorders Thursday, April 26, 2018 | 2–3 p.m. Eastern Time Did you know: Approximately 1.8 million of the nationʹs college students meet the medical criteria for substance misuse or dependence Increasing numbers of students report high levels of anxiety, hopelessness, and other symptoms of mental illness SAMHSA ʹs Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy invites you to join national leaders in a conversation about treatment and recovery supports for these underrepresented student populations. Presenters will: Review data on the prevalence of serious mental illness and substance use disorders among college students. Highlight an array of collegiate recovery support models that assist students with serious mental illness or

Homelessness Update

  spotlight on... Data Snapshot: Emergency Shelters Serve an Increasingly Vulnerable Population Emergency shelters nationwide are seeing an increase in the share of adults entering their programs who are older, who report having a disability, and who come from unsheltered locations. Th