Click to see the modal popup.

SAMHSA Bulletin

Date: 2/26/2013 1:40 PM
Media Contact: SAMHSA Press Office
Telephone: 240-276-2130

SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $1 million in funding for 2013 Rapid Hepatitis C Virus Screening and Referral grants


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for fiscal y
ear 2013 Rapid Hepatitis C Virus Screening and Referral grants totaling up to $1 million for one year . The purpose of this program is to address the high prevalence of viral hepatitis C infection among IV drug users in selected opioid treatment programs (OTPs). In addition to providing rapid hepatitis C virus (HCV) testing, applicants must develop a plan for providing referrals for care and treatment that include, but are not limited to primary health care, public health, mental health and medical services for those who are HCV-positive or are at high-risk for HCV infection.

SAMHSA expects that grants of up to $40,000 will be provided to up to 25 selected grantees for one year. The actual award amounts may vary, depending on the availability of funds.

WHO CAN APPLY : Only SAMHSA-certified nonprofit opioid treatment programs may apply. See Section III-1 of the grant announcement for complete eligibility information.

HOW TO APPLY : You may request a complete application package for RFA number TI-13-009 from SAMHSA at 1-877-SAMH SA7 [TDD: 1-800-487-4889]. You may also download the required documents at http://www.samhsa.gov/grants/apply.aspx Your application must be submitted through http://www.Grants.gov . Please refer to Appendix B, “Guidance for Electronic Submission of Applications,” of this RFA.

APPLICATION DUE DATE Applications are due by 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) on April 5, 2013 . 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For information about program issues, contact:

Anthony Campbell, D.O.

Medical Officer

Division of Pharmacologic Therapy

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

1 Choke Cherry Road

Room 2-1067

Rockville, Maryland 20857

(240) 276-2702

tony.campbell@samhsa.hhs.gov

 

For information on grants management and budget issues, contact:

Eileen Bermudez

Office of Financial Resources, Division of Grants Management

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

1 Choke Cherry Road

Room 7-1091

Rockville, Maryland 20857

(240) 276-1412

Eileen.bermudez@samhsa.hhs.gov


SAMHSA is a public health agency within the Department of Health and Human Services. Its mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.



Last updated: 2/26/2013 1:43 PM

Connect with SAMHSA
Get connected with SAMHSA by following us through these services:
SAMHSA Newsletter

SAMHSA Newsletter
SAMHSA Newsletter