SAMHSA Provides up to $312.2 Million in Tribal and State Youth Programs To Prevent and Treat Mental and Substance Use Disorders
These SAMHSA grants are being awarded to programs in states and communities across the country to expand and enhance their behavioral health care services, especially for children, adolescents, and young adults. Some programs are particularly geared to helping prevent youth suicide.
SAMHSA Awards up to $46.8 Million To Prevent Suicide and Meet the Emotional Needs of Those Affected by Disaster
The Lifeline, 1-800-273 TALK (8255), will be receiving up to $15.9 million of this funding to continue to administer and enhance the nationwide network of crisis centers that provides help 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week counseling for individuals in emotional distress or suicidal crisis.
SAMHSA Awards up to $1 Million to ATTC for Pregnant and Post-Partum Women Program
The Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) at the University of Missouri-Kansas City will develop a Center of Excellence that will strengthen the behavioral health care workforce which provides addiction treatment and recovery support services to pregnant and post-partum women.
Receipt of Services for Behavioral Health Problems: Results From the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health
This report contains the first release of 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) estimates on the receipt of substance use treatment or mental health service use among people age 12 or older in the United States.
Case Studies of Three Policy Areas and Early State Innovators: 2014 State Profiles
Describes the experiences, successes, and barriers encountered by a select group of state mental health and substance abuse agencies that adapted their behavioral health service systems to address evolving changes in health care delivery and health insurance.
September 29, 2015
Webinar: Battling Opioid Addiction—Public Policy and Health Care Strategies for an Epidemic
During this webinar, experts from Health Management Associates will outline various public policy and health care strategies that have successfully reduced the risk of opioid addiction, including case studies of collaborative initiatives and protocols for identifying and treating people struggling with opioid addiction.
September 29, 2015
Webinar: Compassion Fatigue, Secondary/Vicarious Trauma, and the Importance of Self-Care
Register to learn about the signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue, strategies to support compassion satisfaction, and more.
September 30, 2015
Webinar: Opioid Use Disorders 101 and Medication-Assisted Treatment
Join this webinar to hear the presenter share information on opioid dependence, provide an overview of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) approaches that can play a vital role in helping individuals recover, discuss MAT’s safety and efficacy, and dispel common myths about MAT.
Winners of the 2015 Voice Awards
Actor Wayne Brady received a Special Recognition Voice Award for his effort to improve public awareness and understanding of behavioral health issues.Headlines: SAMHSA Awards $360 Million in Grants
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