SAMHSA is accepting applications for the State Pilot Grant Program for Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women (PPW-PLT). The purpose of the program is to enhance flexibility in the use of funds designed to: 1) Support family-based services for pregnant and postpartum women with a primary diagnosis of a substance use disorder, including opioid use disorders; 2) Help state substance abuse agencies address the continuum of care, including services provided to pregnant and postpartum women in nonresidential-based settings; and 3) Promote a coordinated, effective, and efficient state system managed by state substance abuse agencies by encouraging new approaches and models of service delivery.
SAMHSA plans to issue 5 grants of up to $900,000 per year for up to 3 years.
SAMHSA is accepting applications for Grants to Implement Zero Suicide in Health Systems (Zero Suicide). The Zero Suicide model is a comprehensive, multi-setting approach to suicide prevention in health systems. The purpose of this program is to implement suicide prevention and intervention programs for individuals who are 25 years of age or older. This program is designed to raise awareness of suicide, establish referral processes, and improve care and outcomes for such individuals who are at risk for suicide. Recipients will implement the Zero Suicide model throughout their health system.
SAMHSA plans to issue up to 17 grants of up to $700,000 per year for up to 5 years.
SAMHSA is accepting applications for the Residential Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women (PPW) grant program. The purpose of this program is to provide pregnant and postpartum women with treatment for substance use disorders (SUDs) through programs in which, during the course of receiving treatment, 1) the women reside in or receive outpatient treatment services from facilities provided by the programs; 2) the minor children of the women reside with the women in such facilities, if the women so request; and 3) the services are available to or on behalf of the women.
SAMHSA plans to issue 3 grants of up to $525,000 per year for up to 5 years.
SAMHSA is accepting applications for the Rural Emergency Medical Services Training grants (EMS Training). The purpose of this program is to recruit and train emergency medical services (EMS) personnel in rural areas. SAMHSA recognizes the great need for emergency services in rural areas and the critical role EMS personnel serve across the country.
SAMHSA plans to issue 25 grants of up to $200,000 per year for up to 4 years.
SAMHSA is accepting applications for Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Centers (CORC) grants. The purpose of the program is the operation of comprehensive centers that provide a full spectrum of treatment and recovery support services to address the opioid epidemic.
SAMHSA plans to issue 2 grants of up to $850,000 per year for up to 4 years.
SAMHSA is accepting applications for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics Expansion Grants (CCBHC Expansion Grants). The purpose of this program is to increase access to, and improve the quality of community mental and substance use disorder treatment services through the expansion of CCBHCs. CCBHCs provide person- and family-centered integrated services.
SAMHSA plans to issue 98 grants of up to $2,000,000 per year for up to 2 years.
SAMHSA is accepting applications for Planning and Developing Infrastructure to Promote the Mental Health of Children, Youth and Families in American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) Communities (Circles of Care) grants. The purpose of this program is to provide tribal and urban Indian communities with tools and resources to plan and design a holistic, evidence- and community-based, coordinated system of care to support mental health for children, youth, and families.
SAMHSA plans to issue 17 grants of up to $310,000 per year for up to 3 years.
SAMHSA is accepting applications for the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) grant. The purpose of this program is to build national capacity for preventing suicide by providing technical assistance, training, and resources to assist states, tribes, communities, providers, practitioners and members of the public on suicide prevention strategies and best practices to address the issue of suicide.
SAMHSA plans to issue 1 grant of up to $7,586,977 per year for up to 5 years.
SAMHSA is accepting applications for a National Peer-Run Training and TA Center for Addiction Recovery Peer Support (APR-CoE) grant. The APR-CoE was authorized by Section 7152 of the SUPPORT Act for Patients and Communities. The Act specifies that TA and training must be provided to recovery community organizations (RCOs), as well as peer support networks. SAMHSA has long acknowledged the value of individuals with lived experience in assisting others in achieving and maintaining recovery from substance use disorders, and this TA Center will assist in the promotion of peer recovery support activities.
SAMHSA plans to issue 1 grant of up to $949,784 per year for up to 4 years.
SAMHSA is accepting applications for a Family Support Technical Assistance Center (Fam-CoE) grant. SAMHSA recognizes both the critical role families play in addressing mental and substance use disorders (SUDs), and the toll such disorders take on families across the country. The Fam-CoE will focus on training and education of the general public and healthcare practitioners on the importance of family supports and services, and the integration of these services into mental and SUD treatment programs. The Fam-CoE will also provide much needed resources and education directly for families.
SAMHSA plans to issue 1 grant of up to $800,000 per year for up to 5 years.
SAMHSA is accepting applications for a Homeless and Housing Resource Center (HHRC) grant. The purpose of this program is to provide training and technical assistance (TTA) to the general public and persons working with individuals who are at risk for, or are experiencing, homelessness. The TTA will specifically address education for practitioners on addressing the needs of individuals who experience homelessness and have serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, substance use disorders, and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders.
SAMHSA plans to issue 1 grant of up to $800,000 per year for up to 5 years.
Application Due Date: Friday, February 28, 2020
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. VisitSAMHSA’s Practitioner Training webpagefor a more complete listing.
Note: If you are unable to access an event or webinar or have questions, please contact the source given at the individual event URL.
The learning community has the following four educational objectives: Learn and begin to master skills of supervision; Increase understanding of the varieties of peer support practices; Acquire practical tools that promote peer support integration in the organization; and Connect with others who have similar goals and challenges.
SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) provides practitioners with comprehensive guidance to more effectively address substance misuse and related behavioral health problems in their communities. This seven-part webinar series will explore this five-step, data-driven process to identify genuine prevention needs, build capacity and plans to address those needs, implement effective programs and interventions, and evaluate and continually improve prevention efforts.
Each webinar is one hour and will begin at 11:00 a.m. EST
Other webinars in this series take place on March 24, April 21, May 19, June 23, July 21, and August 25.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST
This webinar will describe trends in the use of methamphetamine, describe evidence-based treatments for methamphetamine use disorder, and summarize current research investigating new treatments for methamphetamine use disorder.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST
This webinar will describe the importance of environmental strategies and how they differ from individual-focused prevention programs. Environmental strategies are prevention interventions that address factors related to the context within which individuals make decisions about initiating and continuing substance use.
Researchers and leaders in the field have discussed the power of language as it relates to empowerment and personal identification. This webinar will provide a basic foundation as to why it is important to use appropriate terminology and why language evolves.
This presentation will define the types of domestic violence and intimate partner violence; Identify causes of domestic violence and intimate partner violence; Recognize why a victim of domestic violence or intimate partner violence might turn to addiction; and Identify ways of coping with trauma and ways of finding help.
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST
The purpose of this four-webinar series is to disseminate information and discuss applications of person-centered tools available to help engage and activate individuals with serious mental illness and/or substance use disorders in person-centered treatment and services. Part 1 will explore how shared decision making (SDM) can be effective with individuals who are difficult to engage, working with limited choices, and application of SDM when a person is in acute crisis.
Panelists will answer questions and have a discussion about: Current research findings from the Division of Respiratory, Critical Care & Pulmonary, University of Utah on vaping-associated lung injury as well as an update on future studies; Vaping prevention risk/protective factors, existing evidence-based or promising vaping prevention programs for youth and young adults (18-25) and other vaping research and resources; and Policies/laws around e-cigarettes/vaping at the federal level as well as within HHS Region 8 states (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY). Additionally, the experts will discuss what communities, community coalitions and schools can do, in regards to policies/laws, to combat vaping.
Thursday, February 27, 2020 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST
This webinar will unravel the mystery of U.S. alcohol regulation, review the current science on effective strategies to addressing local conditions that influence the alcohol policy environment, and provide insights about the future of alcohol policy regulation, and the need for balance between consumer interests and public health and safety considerations.
Thursday, February 27, 2020 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
This webinar will address core issues that are unique to female SUD treatment clients in comparison to their male counterparts, regarding weight and energy as a driving mechanism to use, triggers for relapse, trends in drug use for women and the complexity of health-related complications and psychosocial needs, prescription medication and over-the-counter drug manipulation. Finally, gender-responsive approaches to augment and enhance existing treatment services will be discussed.
The Peer Support Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (PS ECHO) is an online community for Peer Recovery Specialist and Mental Health Peers to: Share community and statewide resources; Learn new skills and tools for doing peer work; and Meet and connect with other peers.
Thursday, February 27, 2020 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST and Thursday, March 26, 2020 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT
This webinar will discuss the ways behavioral health providers understand, assess, and manage chronic pain in the primary care setting. The first webinar will focus on conceptualizations and models of pain; the second will focus on assessment; and the third will focus on treatment. All of these concepts will be presented within the context of the behavioral health provider working with the medical home team.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 12:00 p.m. EST to 1:00 p.m. EST
This webinar will present lessons learned from a research study that evaluates the effectiveness of the Safety Planning Intervention, a strategy for reducing suicide events among people transitioning from jail to the community.
This webinar will review signs and symptoms of depression, suicide, and anxiety in Black children. It will also explore the importance of access to care, particularly school mental health services, and preventive measures.
Learn how the city of Denver, CO planned for and implemented its “High Cost” Marijuana Prevention Campaign. The following information will be provided: How the city of Denver determined a campaign was needed; How the campaign is funded; Process by which the campaign was created and implemented; Lessons learned from when the campaign started until now; and Overview of the “High Costs” campaign website and social media.
Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST
On average, it takes 17 years for research findings to be implemented into practice. Part 2 of this webinar series will discuss the advancing role of peers in digital mental health intervention implementation.
This Report to Congress provides the most up-to-date findings from the national evaluation of the 91 CMHI expansion and sustainability grantees funded between 2013 and 2017. Since its inception in 1993, CMHI has provided services to more than 140,000 children, youth, and families.
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