viernes, 6 de febrero de 2015

Headlines: $325.2 Million Available in Grant Opportunities ► Affordable Care Act Broadens Insurance Coverage for Behavioral Healthcare for Young Adults & MORE

Headlines: $325.2 Million Available in Grant Opportunities

SAMHSA Headlines

The purpose of this program is to provide coordinated and integrated services by co-locating primary and specialty care medical services in community-based mental and behavioral health settings.
The program is designed to address two of the nation’s top substance abuse prevention priorities: 1) underage drinking among people aged 12 to 20; and 2) prescription drug misuse and abuse among people aged 12 to 25.
SAMHSA is accepting applications for a cooperative agreement of up to $18.6 million to manage, enhance, and strengthen the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline as well as the Disaster Distress Helpline (Helpline) over 3 years.
The purpose of this program is to enhance state capacity and infrastructure to be more oriented to the needs of children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbances and their families.
The purpose of this program is to improve mental health service delivery to people with serious mental illnesses by enhancing statewide mental health consumer-run and controlled organizations.
A new SAMHSA study shows that since the Affordable Care Act allowed for young people aged 19 to 26 to be covered as dependents under their parents’ health insurance policies, coverage rates for this age group have risen from 70.2 percent in 2010 to 76.6 percent in 2012.
Up to four states will be selected to participate in 2015-16 Improving Diversion Policies and Programs for Justice-Involved Youth with Behavioral Health Disorders: An Integrated Policy Academy-Action Network Initiative.

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