Promoting Integration of Primary and Behavioral Health Care

Short Title: 
PIPBHC
Modified Announcement

On page 24, a change has been made in Section II: Award Information.

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Information
FOA Number: 
SM-17-008
Posted on Grants.gov: 
Friday, March 17, 2017
Application Due Date: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 
93.243
Intergovernmental Review (E.O. 12372): 
Applicants must comply with E.O. 12372 if their state(s) participates. Review process recommendations from the State Single Point of Contact (SPOC) are due no later than 60 days after application deadline.
Public Health System Impact Statement (PHSIS) / Single State Agency Coordination: 
Applicants must send the PHSIS to appropriate State and local health agencies by application deadline. Comments from Single State Agency are due no later than 60 days after application deadline.
Description

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2017 Promoting Integration of Primary and Behavioral Health Care (Short Title: PIPBHC) Cooperative Agreements. The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to: (1) promote full integration and collaboration in clinical practice between primary and behavioral healthcare; (2) support the improvement of integrated care models for primary care and behavioral health care to improve the overall wellness and physical health status of adults with a serious mental illness (SMI) or children with a serious emotional disturbance (SED); and (3) promote and offer integrated care services related to screening, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental and substance use disorders, and co-occurring physical health conditions and chronic diseases. SAMHSA expects that a continuum of prevention, treatment and recovery support services will be offered to consumers within the PIPBHC grant program.

Eligibility

Eligibility for this program is statutorily limited to a State or appropriate State agency (e.g., state mental health authority, the single state agency (SSA) for substance abuse services, the State Medicaid agency, or the state health department) in collaboration with one or more qualified community health programs, as described in section 1913(b)(1) of the PHS Act as amended; or one or more community health centers as described in section 330 of the PHS Act, as amended (e.g., community health centers, health care for the homeless, public housing health centers, and migratory and seasonal agricultural workers health centers).

Award Information
Funding Mechanism: 
Grant
Anticipated Total Available Funding: 
$22,612,000
Anticipated Number of Awards: 
Up to 11
Anticipated Award Amount: 
Up to $2,000,000 per year
Length of Project: 
Up to 5 years
Cost Sharing/Match Required?: 
No

Proposed budgets cannot exceed $2,000,000 in total costs (direct and indirect) in any year of the proposed project. 

Annual continuation awards will depend on the availability of funds, grantee progress in meeting project goals and objectives, timely submission of required data and reports, and compliance with all terms and conditions of award.

Contact Information
Program Issues

Tenly Pau Biggs, MSW, LGSW
Center for Mental Health Services, Community Support Programs Branch
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
240-276-2411
pbhci@samhsa.hhs.gov

Grants Management and Budget Issues

Gwendolyn Simpson
Office of Financial Resources, Division of Grants Management
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
240-276-1408
foacmhs@samhsa.hhs.gov

Last Updated: 08/28/2018