SAMHSA is accepting applications for National Consumer and Consumer Supporter Technical Assistance Centers (Consumer and Consumer Supporter TA Centers) grants. The purpose of this program is to provide technical assistance to promote evidence-based care for adults with serious mental illnesses. The entities responsible for providing technical assistance for this program may be either consumer or consumer supporter organizations.
SAMHSA plans to issue 5 grants of up to $361,200 per year for up to 5 years.
SAMHSA is accepting applications for Promoting Integration of Primary and Behavioral Health Care (PIPBHC) grants. The purpose of this program is to promote full integration and collaboration in clinical practice between primary and behavioral health care.
SAMHSA plans to issue 4 grants of up to $2,000,000 per year for up to 5 years.
SAMHSA is accepting applications for the Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program (Native Connections). The purpose of this program is to prevent suicide and substance misuse, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth through the age of 24 years.
SAMHSA plans to issue 39 grants of up to $250,000 per year for up to 5 years.
SAMHSA is accepting applications for the National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative (NCTSI) - Category II, Treatment and Service Adaptation (TSA) Centers grants. The purpose of the TSA Centers is to provide national expertise for specific types of traumatic events, population groups, and service systems, and support the specialized adaptation of effective evidence-based treatment and service approaches for communities across the nation.
SAMHSA plans to issue 7 grants of up to $600,000 per year for up to 5 years.
SAMHSA is accepting applications for the National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative (NCTSI) - Category III, Community Treatment and Service (CTS) Centers grants. The purpose of this program is to provide and increase access to effective trauma-focused treatment and services systems in communities for children and adolescents, and their families who experience traumatic events throughout the nation.
SAMHSA plans to issue 10 grants of up to $400,000 per year for up to 5 years.
SAMHSA is accepting applications for the Recovery Community Services Program. The purpose of this program is to provide peer recovery support services via recovery community organizations to individuals with substance use disorders or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders or those in recovery from these disorders. The program's foundation is the value of lived experience of peers to assist others in achieving and maintaining recovery. These services, in conjunction with clinical treatment services, are an integral component of the recovery process.
SAMHSA plans to issue 6 grants of up to $300,000 per year for up to 5 years.
Application Due Date: Monday, December 23, 2019
Training and events are available for practitioners through many of SAMHSA's Training and Technical Assistance Centers. Some of these are highlighted below. Note that some of them require advance registration. Visit SAMHSA's Practitioner Training webpage for a more complete listing.
Thursday, October 24, 2019 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT
Vermont is taking a multi-faceted approach to addressing and preventing opioid addiction that involves multiple state agencies, community providers, and partners. One of these approaches has been the development and evaluation of a comprehensive statewide drug disposal system designed to promote safe disposal, and reduce the supply of prescription drugs available for diversion, misuse, and abuse.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT
The October 30 professional learning community will have a subject matter expert speak prior to a peer discussion about what's really working to support young adults experiencing the intersection of poverty, race, and mental health.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT
Parent Peer Support services help parents who have children with special needs find and become reliable allies for each other. Parent support providers bring expertise based on their own experience parenting children or youth with social, emotional, behavioral, or substance use challenges, as well as specialized training, to support other parents and caregivers. This webinar is part two of a two-part series.
Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. EDT
This interactive webinar will explore ways to expand prevention to move work more upstream, beyond preventing deaths from opioid overdoses to preventing the misuse that leads to those overdoses. The webinar will include an overview of the 2018 NSDUH data, risk and protective factors associated with opioid misuse and overdose, as well as a range of promising and effective strategies to consider as part of creating a comprehensive plan to move the work of prevention upstream.
Monday, November 4, 2019 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST
This webinar will focus on the current state of what we know about opioid use and suicide. In part 1, Dr. Jane Pearson, Chair, NIMH Suicide Research Consortium, will address overall data on opioids and suicide, affected sub-groups, and why certain sub-groups are affected more than others. In part 2, Dr. Richard McKeon, Chief, Suicide Prevention Branch, Center for Mental Health Services, will speak on challenges and opportunities regarding the integration of opioid use and suicide. He will also describe Zero Suicide and other suicide prevention initiatives.
The New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC), and the New England Association of Drug Court Professionals (NEADCP) are hosting a new webinar for criminal justice professionals. This Webinar will take an in-depth look into human motivation. It will review the sequence of human behavior change. Issues of reluctance to change and non-traditional understanding of client resistance will be discussed.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST
Youth peer support is an increasingly popular intervention for youth and young adults with serious mental health conditions. However, many agencies face difficulty when it comes to hiring this new role. This webinar will address appropriate qualifications for youth peer support specialists, drafting a job description, addressing barriers related to confidentiality, and out-of-the-box recruitment methods.
Thursday, November 7, 2019, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST
This webinar describes research that analyzes passive speech collected daily through smartphones in individuals with bipolar disorder for up to one year. Patterns of mood, emotions, and acoustics are associated with outcomes and course of illness.
This updated manual contains a 12-week cognitive–behavioral anger management group treatment model. The content includes specific instructions and suggested remarks for group leaders, and exercises for group members. This model will work in a variety of clinical settings, and with diverse audiences.
This updated workbook is a companion piece to the Anger Management Manual; it summarizes the information presented in each session of the 12-week program and provides worksheets for completing exercises.
This updated TIP includes the latest evidence on motivation-enhancing approaches and strategies. It describes how SUD treatment providers can use these approaches and strategies to increase participation and retention in SUD treatment.
The guide provides public officials, as well as others involved in disaster and emergency communications, with information about effective communication, working with the media, using social media, and addressing errors and controlling rumors.
SAMHSA's new guide supports health care providers, systems, and communities to address first-episode psychosis and co-occurring substance use disorders. It describes relevant research, examines emerging and best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation challenges, and offers resources.
SAMHSA's 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) estimates that 1.1 million Hispanic/Latino youth used illicit drugs in the past year, including 208,000 who misused opioids in the past year. Understanding the barriers that prevent Hispanics/Latinos from participating in treatment is key to decreasing the misuse of substances and related comorbid conditions.
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