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SAMHSA Bulletin

Date: 4/22/2013 9:40 AM
Media Contact: SAMHSA Press Office
Telephone: 240-276-2130

SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $11.3 million in Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment Medical Professional Training Program grants


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for up to $11.3 million in Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Medical Professional Training Program grants (short title: SBIRT Training). The purpose of the program is to develop and implement training programs to teach health professionals (medical residents and students of nursing, social work and counseling) the skills necessary to provide evidence-based screening, brief intervention and brief treatment and to refer patients who are at risk for a substance use disorder to appropriate treatment.

SAMHSA expects that up to 12 grantees will receive awards of up to $314,661 per year for up to three years. The actual award amounts may vary, depending on the availability funds.

WHO CAN APPLY: Eligible applicants are medical residency programs and public and private universities and colleges that have or are affiliated with programs for nursing and/or social work and/or counseling.

[See Section III-1 of this Request for Applications for complete eligibility information.]

HOW TO APPLY: You may request a complete application package from SAMHSA for TI-13-002 at 1-877-SAMHSA7 (726-4727) [TDD: 1-800-487-4889]. You also may download the required documents from the SAMHSA website 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.”

APPLICATION DUE DATE: Applications are due by 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) on June 5, 2013. Please review carefully Section IV-3 of the application announcement for submission requirements.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Applicants with questions about program issues should contact Walker Reed Forman at (240) 276-2416 or Reed.forman@samhsa.hhs.gov .

 

For questions on grants management issues contact Eileen Bermudez at (240) 276-1412 or Eileen.Bermudez@samhsa.hhs.gov .


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.



Last updated: 4/22/2013 9:43 AM

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