This program recruits students to careers in the behavioral health field to address mental and substance use disorders, providing training that can lead to careers in the behavioral health field, and/or preparing students for obtaining advanced degrees in the behavioral health field.
The HBCU-CFE activities should emphasize education, awareness, and preparation for careers in mental and substance use disorder treatment, including addressing:
- Opioid use disorder treatment
- Serious mental illness (SMI) (including First Episode Psychosis (FEP), and
- Suicide prevention.
SAMHSA PO: Alexia.Blyther@samhsa.hhs.gov