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SAMHSA News - March/April 2008, Volume 16, Number 2

SBIRT Funding Opportunity

SAMHSA is accepting grant applications for the Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment (SBIRT) Medical Residency Program.

The primary purpose of this cooperative agreement is to develop training programs to teach medical residents skills to provide evidence-based screening, brief intervention, brief treatment, and referral to specialty treatment for patients who either have or are at risk for a substance use disorder.

The cooperative agreements will be awarded by SAMHSA’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT).

Application due date: April 30, 2008

Awards: Up to 10 cooperative agreement grant awards, each for $375,000 per year for up to 5 years, to develop training programs

Grant Number: TI-08-003, $3.75 million

Applications are available by calling SAMHSA’s Health Information Network at 1-877-SAMHSA-7 (1-877-726-4727) or by downloading from the Federal Government’s comprehensive grants Web site at

For more about SAMHSA grants, visit SAMHSA’s Web site at

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