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Current Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery funding opportunities and grants
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Prior funding opportunities from the Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery
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Other funding opportunities
This list contains current funding opportunities related to substance abuse prevention or mental health promotion that are not from HCA.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) Campus Suicide Prevention grants - The purpose of this program is to develop a comprehensive, collaborative, well-coordinated, and evidence-based approach to: (1) enhance mental health services for all college students, including those at risk for suicide, depression, serious mental illness(SMI)/serious emotional disturbances (SED), and/or substance use disorders that can lead to school failure; (2) prevent mental and substance use disorders; (3) promote help-seeking behavior and reduce negative public attitudes; and (4) improve the identification and treatment of at-risk college students so they can successfully complete their studies. It is expected that this program will reduce the adverse consequences of SMI/SED and substance use disorders, including suicidal behavior, substance-related injuries, and school failure. Apply online. Application due: February 5, 2021.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - Mental Health Awareness Training grants - The purpose of this program is to: (1) train individuals (e.g., school personnel, emergency first responders, law enforcement, veterans, armed services members and their families) to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental disorders, particularly serious mental illness (SMI) and/or serious emotional disturbances (SED); (2) establish linkages with school- and/or community-based mental health agencies to refer individuals with the signs or symptoms of mental illness to appropriate services; (3) train emergency services personnel, law enforcement, fire department personnel, veterans, and others to identify persons with a mental disorder and employ crisis de-escalation techniques; and (4) educate individuals about resources that are available in the community for individuals with a mental disorder. It is expected that this program will prepare and train others on how to appropriately and safely respond to individuals with mental disorders, particularly individuals with SMI and/or SED. Apply online. Application due: February 5, 2021.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program (Native Connections) - The purpose of this program is to prevent suicide and substance misuse, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth through the age of 24 years. Eligibility is limited to federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes, tribal organizations, Urban Indian Organizations, or consortia of tribes or tribal organizations. Apply online. Application due: February 8, 2021.
- Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) - Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Implementation - This program will make approximately 78 awards of up to $1 million each to implement substance use disorder (SUD) and opioid use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery activities in rural communities. Applicants are encouraged to include populations that have historically suffered from poorer health outcomes, health disparities, and other inequities, as compared to the rest of the target population, when addressing SUD in the proposed service area. Apply online. Application due: March 12, 2021.
- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation - Equity-Focused Policy Research: Building Cross-Cutting Evidence on Supports for Families with Young Children - The Equity-Focused Policy Research (EFPR) grant program seeks to fund a body of research that illuminates strategies and policies that enhance families’ equitable access to key resources for supporting their children’s healthy development. EFPR grants are guided by a research agenda that focuses on: (1) understanding the sources of inequities in families’ access to and use of key resources; (2) identifying and testing innovations to advance equity; and (3) strategies for scaling up policies and approaches that are effective in advancing equity. There will be optional applicant webinar on January 12. Apply online. Application due: Brief proposal due February 16, and full proposals due May 11.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - Communities Talk to Prevent Underage Drinking - Approximately every two years, SAMHSA distributes planning stipends to community-based organizations, institutions of higher education, and statewide or state-based organizations to plan activities that educate youth, families, and communities about the potentially harmful consequences of underage and problem drinking among individuals 12 to 25 years old. The $750 planning stipends will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. If you didn't receive an invitation to participate in this year's stipend cycle, e-mail email@example.com to request your stipend invitation. Be sure to include your organization's name and website to speed up the verification process. Learn more about Communities Talk resources online.