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SAMHSA News - March/April 2005, Volume 13, Number 2

SAMHSA Announces Funding Opportunities

SAMHSA recently announced several grant-funding opportunities for Fiscal Year 2005. Selected announcements include the following:

Mental Health Transformation State Incentive Grants

(Application due date: June 1, 2005)—6 to 13 cooperative agreement grant awards, for $1.5 million to $3 million per year for up to 5 years, to provide support for infrastructure and service delivery improvement activities to help build a solid foundation for delivering and sustaining mental health and related services. These grants will support new and expanded planning and development to promote transformation to systems explicitly designed to foster recovery and meet the multiple needs of consumers. (SM-05-009, $18.8 million)

Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program

(Application due date: May 17, 2005)—up to 24 cooperative agreement grant awards, for up to $1 million in years 1 and 6, $1.5 million in years 2 and 5, and $2 million in years 3 and 4, for the Child Mental Health Initiative to build effective systems of care for children with serious emotional disturbances and their families. (SM-05-010, $24 million)

Targeted Capacity Expansion Grants To Meet the Mental Health Services Needs of Older Adults

(Application due date: May 5, 2005)—11 grant awards, from $375,000 to $400,000 per year for up to 3 years, to help provide direct services and to build the necessary infrastructure to support expanded services for meeting the diverse mental health needs of older persons who are at risk for or are experiencing mental health problems. (SM-05-012, $4.4 million)

Targeted Capacity Expansion Grants for Jail Diversion

(Application due date: May 24, 2005)—6 grant awards, for $400,000 per year for up to 3 years, for jail diversion programs to divert individuals with mental illness away from the criminal justice system and into community-based, integrated mental health and substance abuse treatment and appropriate support services. (SM-05-011, $2.4 million)

Mental Health Services for Adolescents at Risk of Suicide

(Application due date: June 1, 2005)—8 cooperative agreement grant awards, for $250,000 per year for up to 2 years, to evaluate voluntary school-based programs that focus on the identification and referral of high school youth who are at risk for suicide or suicide attempts. (SM-05-019, $1.8 million)

State-Sponsored Youth Suicide Prevention

(Application due date: June 1, 2005)—up to 14 cooperative agreement grant awards, for up to $400,000 per year for up to 3 years, to build on the foundation of prior suicide prevention efforts and support states and tribes in developing and implementing youth prevention and early intervention strategies, as authorized under the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act. (SM-05-014, $5.5 million)

Campus Suicide Prevention

(Application due date: June 1, 2005)—20 grant awards, for up to $75,000 per year for up to 3 years, with an equivalent match from the applicant’s organization, to support institutions of higher education to enhance services for students with mental and behavioral health problems, as authorized under the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act. (SM-05-015, $1.5 million)

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

(Application due date: June 1, 2005)—1 cooperative agreement grant award, for $2.6 million per year for up to 5 years, to create and operate a national suicide prevention resource center that will assist states, territories, tribes, and communities in their efforts to plan for the development, implementation, and evaluation of suicide prevention programs, as authorized under the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act. (SM-05-017, $2.6 million)

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National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative

Community Treatment and Services Centers

(Application due date: May 17, 2005)—19 grant awards, for $400,000 per year for up to 4 years, for community treatment and services centers under the National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative to improve treatment and services for children and adolescents who have experienced traumatic events. (SM-05-006, $7.6 million)

Treatment and Service Adaptation Centers

(Application due date: May 6, 2005)—8 grant awards, for $600,000 per year for up to 4 years, to improve treatment for all children and adolescents who have experienced traumatic events by providing national expertise and serving as the lead organizations for identifying and adapting effective treatment and services for specific types of trauma. (SM-05-005, $4.8 million)

For the most up-to-date listings, and for information regarding applications, visit www.grants.gov or www.samhsa.gov/
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Drug Free Communities Support Program Grants

(Application due date: May 31, 2005)—20 grant awards (approximately) to new programs and 19 competing renewal Mentoring Program awards. Award amounts will be up to $75,000 per year for up to 2 years. Grants will be administered by SAMHSA from money provided by the Office of National Drug Control Policy under the Drug Free Communities Support Program. (SP-05-003, $2.9 million). End of Table

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