Headlines: $359.3 Million Available in Grant Opportunities

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www.samhsa.gov  •  1-877-SAMHSA-7 (1-877-726-4727) February 26, 2015
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Up to $180 Million for System of Care Expansion and Sustainability Cooperative Agreements

The purpose of this program is to improve mental health outcomes for children and youth (birth to 21 years of age) with serious emotional disturbances and their families.

Up to $6 Million Available for Cooperative Agreements for State Adolescent and Transitional Aged Youth Treatment Enhancement and Dissemination Planning

This program will provide funds to states/territories/tribes to develop a comprehensive strategic plan in order to improve treatment for adolescents (ages 12-18) and/or transitional aged youth (ages 16-25) with substance use disorders and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders.

Nearly $51.5 Million Available for Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Health Professions Student Training Grants

This program develops and implements training programs to teach students in health professions evidence-based screening and brief intervention skills. It also instructs them on how to refer patients who are at risk for a substance use disorder to appropriate treatment.

Up to $45.5 Million for Grants To Help States Provide Services to Prevent Homelessness

The program aims to enhance or develop the infrastructure of states and their treatment service systems to provide accessible, comprehensive, coordinated, and evidence-based treatment and support services.

Up to $13.6 Million Available for Project LAUNCH Expansion Grants

This program aims to expand the implementation of Project LAUNCH systems improvement and wellness promotion/prevention services into new communities within states and tribes that have completed a Project LAUNCH five-year grant.

Up to $28.8 Million Available for State Youth Treatment Implementation Grants

This program provides funding to states, territories and tribes to improve treatment services for adolescents and/or transitional aged youth with substance use disorders (including those with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders).

Up to $33.9 Million Available for SAMHSA Treatment Drug Courts Grants

This program aims to expand and/or enhance substance abuse treatment services in existing adult and family "problem solving" courts, which use the treatment drug court model in order to provide alcohol and drug treatment to defendants/offenders.

Upcoming Events

Webinar: Mastering Supervision—Moving from Effective to Excellent

Join this training that is structured to build strong supervisors who, in turn, can nurture lasting success and job satisfaction among the vital core of the behavioral health workforce.


Webinar: Developing Integrated Care through Brief Interventions

Register for this webinar that focuses on looking for efficient ways to be patient-centered as the integration of behavioral health and primary care changes the roles of medical, mental health, and addictions experts.


Domestic and International Adoption: Strategies to Improve Behavioral Health Outcomes for Youth and Their Families [ PDF – 2.5MB]

Black or African American Behavioral Health Equity Resources

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