Headlines: Up to $67.1 Million Available in SAMHSA Grants

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www.samhsa.gov  •  1-877-SAMHSA-7 (1-877-726-4727) February 19, 2014
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Up to $51 Million Available in Project LAUNCH Grants

The purpose of Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health (Project LAUNCH) is to promote the wellness of young children from birth to 8 years by addressing the physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of their development.

Up to $13.1 Million Available in Circle of Care VI Grants for American Indian/Alaska Native Communities

The purpose of this program is to provide tribal and urban American Indian and Alaska Native communities with tools and resources to plan and design a holistic, community-based coordinated system of care approach to support mental health and wellness for children, youth, and families.

Up to $3 Million Available in Recovery Community Services Program-Statewide Network Grants

The purpose of this program is to expand the capacity of addiction recovery community organizations through the development of an organized statewide network.

Advisory to Treatment Community on the Danger of Heroin Contaminated With Fentanyl

SAMHSA has issued an advisory to the treatment community about a marked increase in deaths since the beginning of the year that were reportedly linked to the use of heroin contaminated with the drug fentanyl.

Drug-Free Communities Support Program Grants Announced

The Office of National Drug Control Policy has announced $19.8 million in new Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program grants to 147 communities and 19 new DFC Mentoring grants across the country.

Upcoming Events
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Opiate-Exposed Newborns: Development, Assessment, and Treatment

Three experts in the field of neonatal abstinence syndrome and one consumer with firsthand experience will discuss the potential impact of opiates on the developing fetus, how medical staff assess and support babies and families exposed to opiates, and tips and techniques for parents and providers.

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Girls Matter!—Six-Part Webinar Series on Girls' Behavioral Health

Topics include: Adolescent Development and the Unique Issues Facing Girls, Behavioral Health Challenges of Adolescent Girls, and Girls and Substance Use: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities.

Resources
SAMHSA News, Winter 2014: Bullying - Dispelling Myths, Enhancing Prevention

SAMHSA News, Winter 2014: Bullying - Dispelling Myths, Enhancing Prevention

Behavioral Health Barometer, 2013

The TEDS Report: Health Insurance Status of Adult Substance Abuse Treatment Admissions Aged 26 or Older: 2011

Findings From the National Evaluation of the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative

Mayors' Resource Guide on Behavioral Health Issues

National Directory of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Treatment Programs 2013

Transition to ICD-10: What It Entails and Why It's Important to Behavioral Health Providers


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