SAMHSA is accepting applications for Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Grants (ROTA). The purpose of this program is to develop and disseminate training and technical assistance for rural communities on addressing opioid issues affecting these communities.
SAMHSA plans to issue 11 grants of up to $550,000 per year for up to 2 years.
SAMHSA is accepting applications for Provider's Clinical Support System – Universities (PCSS-Universities) grants. The purpose of this program is to expand/enhance access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) services for persons with an Opioid Use Disorder seeking or receiving MAT through ensuring the education and training of students in the medical, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner fields. This program's focus is to ensure students fulfill the training requirements needed to obtain a DATA waiver to prescribe MAT in office-based settings.
SAMHSA plans to issue 20 grants of up to $150,000 per year for up to 3 years.
SAMHSA is accepting applications for Transforming Lives through Supported Employment grants (Supported Employment Program). The purpose of the program is to support state and community efforts to refine, implement, and sustain evidence-based supported employment programs, and mutually-compatible and supportive evidence-based practices (e.g., supported education) for transition-aged youth/young adults (ages 16-25) with serious emotional disturbance, and adults with serious mental illness or co-occurring mental and substance use disorders.
SAMHSA plans to issue 7 grants of up to $800,000 per year for up to 5 years.
SAMHSA is accepting applications for the National Evaluation of the Technology Transfer Center Program grant (TTC Eval). In 2018, SAMHSA reconfigured its approach to training and technical assistance by establishing a national network of regional technology transfer centers for substance abuse prevention and mental health services, in addition to the existing centers for addiction technology transfer. The purpose of the National Evaluation is to gauge the extent to which this effort has been effective.
SAMHSA plans to issue 1 grant of up to $750,000 per year for up to 2 years.
SAMHSA is accepting applications for First Responders-Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (FR-CARA) Grants. Recipients will train and provide resources to first responders and members of other key community sectors at the state, tribal, and local governmental levels on carrying and administering a drug or device approved or cleared under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose. Recipients will also establish processes; protocols; mechanisms for referral to appropriate treatment and recovery communities; and safety around fentanyl, carfentanil, and other dangerous licit and illicit drugs.
SAMHSA plans to issue 45 grants of up to $800,000 per year for up to 4 years.
Creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable work environment often involves examining and breaking down structures, policies, and practices to address barriers and challenges that individuals experience. How can organizations welcome these changes and work through them? Join this National Network to Eliminate Disparities in Behavioral Health (NNED) virtual roundtable to find out!
The purpose of Awareness Day is to increase public awareness about the needs of children with serious mental illness and severe emotional disturbance and their families, provide information on evidence-based practices, and encourage those who need help to seek treatment.
With one in five people experiencing some form of mental illness each year, it comes as no surprise that faith communities are contending with this reality in their congregations and neighborhoods. The Health and Human Services Partnership Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives is hosting a series of webinars aimed at educating, equipping, and engaging communities. Through this webinar, faith and community leaders will learn how to recognize the signs and types of anxiety―including generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and various phobia-related disorders―and then guide individuals to the proper level of care.
This resource is designed to help schools better support students and families in the aftermath of violence and trauma. It provides strategies to assist schools with readiness, response, and recovery to help a school community support resilience in the event of a tragedy. It offers places to turn for more resources and discusses terminology and concepts related to suicide and grief.
This report provides background and practical information promoting the use of psychiatric advance directives as a tool for self-directed care in psychiatric treatment, progress toward parity in mental health, and supporting crisis planning and the rights of persons who live with mental illness.
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