Showing posts from October 25, 2018

October 2018 NCHV eNewsletter

The latest veteran homelessness news, resources, and funding opportunities October 2018 NCHV eNewsletter NCHV is ending homelessness among veterans by shaping public policy, promoting collaboration, and building the capacity of service providers Hill Watch: Risk of Delayed Funding – Ask VA to Award Newly-appropriated SSVF Funds Congress recently made an additional $40 million available for the use of the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program in this fiscal year (FY 2019). VA has the option to disperse these funds through the current FY 2019 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA), otherwise it would be held until a new round of applications. Your help can convince VA to get this money into communities as fast as possible. Veterans at risk of homelessness and

Headlines: Early Serious Mental Illness Treatment Locator Available

October 25, 2018 SAMHSA Headlines—Your one-stop source for the latest from SAMHSA. Resources Cómo Promover La Salud Emocional y Prevenir El Suicidio: Una Guía para Centros de Atención de Adultos Mayores (Promoting Emotional Health and Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for Senior Centers) Este kit de herramientas ayuda a los centros para personas mayores a integrar la prevención del suicidio en actividades que apoyan el bienestar. Describe actividades que aumentan los factores de protección y explica cómo reconocer las señales de alerta del suicidio. Events Webinar: The Intersection of Opioids and Suicide October 25, 2018 2–3:30 p.m. Eastern Time The first webinar in the National Prevention Week 2019 webinar series will feature a discussion about the relationship and intersection of two growing public health challenges, opioid misuse and suicide, as well as what prevention strate