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SAMHSA Bulletin

Date: 6/13/2013 12:00 PM
Media Contact: SAMHSA Press Office
Telephone: 240-276-2130

SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $24.7 million for the National Resource Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention Cooperative Agreement


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for up to $24.7 million for the National Resource Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention Cooperative Agreement. This program will serve as a national resource and training center to prevent mental, emotional and behavioral disorders, to increase the effectiveness of youth violence prevention and to promote the healthy development of children and youth. The cooperative agreement will also provide technical assistance to SAMHSA’s Safe Schools/Healthy Students and Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health (Project LAUNCH) grant programs.
 
It is expected that one grantee will receive up to $6.2 million each year for up to four years.
 
WHO CAN APPLY: Eligible applicants are domestic public and private nonprofit entities, including current and former grantees. Examples include: State and local governments, federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native tribes and tribal organizations, Urban Indian organizations, public or private universities and colleges, and community- and faith-based organizations.
 
HOW TO APPLY: You may request a complete application package from SAMHSA at 1-877-SAMHSA7. You may also download the required documents from the SAMHSA Web site at http://www.samhsa.gov/grants/apply.aspx.
 
APPLICATION DUE DATE: Applications are due by 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) on July 1, 2013. Your application must be submitted through Grants.gov, which can be found at http://www.grants.gov. Please review Appendix B, Guidance for Electronic Submission of Applications, of the request for application for submission requirements.
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
 
For questions about program issues, contact Michelle Bechard at (240) 276-1872 or Michelle.bechard@samhsa.hhs.gov
 
For questions about grants management or budget issues, contact Gwendolyn Simpson at (240) 276-1408 or Gwendolyn.simpson@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: 6/13/2013 12:16 PM

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