SAMHSA Is Accepting Applications for up to $23.7 Million in Grants To Treat Serious Mental Illness
Application Due Date: Tuesday, May 29, 2018
SAMHSA is accepting applications for its Assertive Community Treatment grants and expects to award up to seven grants, of up to $678,000 per year, for up to 5 years. The grants will be used to improve behavioral health outcomes by reducing the rates of hospitalization and death for people with a serious mental illness (SMI). SAMHSA expects that the program will also reduce the rates of substance use, homelessness and involvement with the criminal justice system among people with SMI.
SAMHSA is Accepting Applications for up to $5 Million for the National Center of Excellence for Tobacco-Free Recovery
Application Due Date: Friday June 1, 2018
SAMHSA is accepting applications for the National Center of Excellence for Tobacco-Free Recovery (National Center-TFR) grant program totaling up to $5 million over the next 5 years. The purpose of this program is to establish a national center with specialized subject matter expertise to provide training and technical assistance. The National Center-TFR will build upon and expand SAMHSA’s efforts to increase awareness, disseminate current research, educate behavioral health providers, and create results-oriented collaborations among stakeholder organizations in an effort to reduce tobacco use among individuals with behavioral health disorders.