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Available for Public Comment - DSHS's Mental Health & Substance Abuse Block Grant Application

The Combined block grants for Mental Health and Substance Abuse require that we post the application on our website for public comment.

Click the link below to open up a copy of the Unified Block Grant:          
FFY18-19 WA State Unified Block Grant Application

 

 


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SAMHSA Sponsors Multiple Webinar Series on Mental Illness

SAMHSA is pleased to sponsor and announce four webinar series, jointly entitled, "Addressing Serious Mental Illness (SMI): Effective Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Strategies."

 


Recruitment Announcement - Prevention Fellowship Program

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) is accepting applications for the Prevention Fellowship Program.

 


National Prevention Week 2015: "The Voice of One, the Power of All"

National Prevention Week 2015 is May 17 - 23. National Prevention Week is a SAMHSA-supported annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, substance abuse and mental health issues.

 


Grants Addressing Heath Disparities Available

Source:  www.samhsa.gov/health-disparities/grants

 Find information on grants and funding that support programs related to health disparities.

 


CAPT e-Newsletter available

SAMSHA's Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) compiles a monthly e-Newsletter.

Content of the February 2015 issue can be found below.
 * To link directly to the February issue, click here.
 * To review the archives of available issues, click here.

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New Report Tracks the Behavioral Health of America

The "National Behavioral Health Barometer" (Barometer) provides data about key aspects of behavioral health care issues affecting American communities. Those issues include rates of serious mental illness, suicidal thoughts, substance use, underage drinking, and the percentages of those who seek treatment for these disorders.

 


Grant Opportunity - Drug-Free Communities Support Program

Application Due Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Anticipated Award Amount: Up to $125,000 per year

http://www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp/Drug-Free-Communities-Support-Program

http://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/sp-15-001

 


Suicide Safe - a Suicide Prevention Learning Tool App to be Released

As the new year approaches, SAMHSA is preparing to release a free mobile app—optimized for tablets—called Suicide Safe, a suicide prevention learning tool for behavioral health and primary care providers.

 


Now Available: SAMHSA's Leading Change Accomplishments Report

SAMHSA recently released the Leading Change Accomplishments Report. This report highlights some key accomplishments SAMHSA has achieved through its Strategic Initiatives.

 


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