Mental illness continues to be a largely neglected area of health funding in the grand scheme of where philanthropic dollars go.
The Texas Veterans + Family Alliance (TV+FA) grant program seeks to improve the quality of life of Texas veterans and their families by helping communities increase access to mental health treatment and services.
SAMHSA is awarding up to a total of $38.6 million in Resiliency in Communities After Stress and Trauma (ReCAST) over the next five years to help people and communities recover from, and build resiliency to trauma.
The Durham County Sheriff’s Office announced that the Durham County Detention Facility will be improving mental health services.
A grant funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration will allow the Klaras Center for Families-Heart of Texas Region MHMR to close gaps in six counties.
The Heart of Texas Human Trafficking Coalition announced Wednesday that it is one of seven projects nationwide selected for the U.S. Department of Justice grant award of $1.5 million for the development of human trafficking task forces.
About 3.8 million people in Texas are age 60 and over, a number that’s expected to more than triple to 12 million by 2050. It’s regarded as one of the state’s fastest growing populations.
It’s part of a larger project to fight the opioid epidemic in hard-hit rural areas such as Appalachia. This summer, the federal government directed $1.4 million to five pilot projects located in southwest Virginia as well as Tennessee and Kentucky.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced more than $44.5 million in awards to training programs to increase the number of mental health providers and substance abuse counselors across the country.
Behavioral Health System Baltimore has received a $2.8 million grant to launch a pilot program that would allow those with serious mental health problems to get mandatory outpatient treatment rather than be committed to a mental hospital.
The State of Texas renewed its commitment to serve veterans where Washington has failed them with a new round of grant opportunities for entities offering mental health care. Another $20 million is available to local nonprofits and governments to address needs “that are currently not being met.”
HHS Awards over $260 Million to Health Centers Nationwide to Build and Renovate Facilities to Serve More Patients
Today, HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced over $260 million in funding to 290 health centers in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico for facility renovation, expansion, or construction. Health centers will use this funding to increase their patient capacity and to provide additional comprehensive primary and preventive health services to medically Read more
SAMHSA is Accepting Applications for up to $800,000 for Statewide Peer Networks for Recovery and Resiliency Grants
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for Statewide Peer Networks for Recovery and Resiliency grants totaling up to $800,000.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Texas (NAMI Texas) was awarded a grant from the Texas Bar Foundation for the development, production and distribution of the fifth edition of the book, “Texas Criminal Procedure and the Offender with Mental Illness: An Analysis and Guide.”
$1.8 Million Awarded to UTSA Neuroscience Professor: Research Aims to Find Treatment and Cures for Mental Disorders
The National Institutes of Health recently granted UTSA associate professor of neuroscience, Dr. Carlos Paladini, $1.8 million for research on the role of dopamine in mental disorders.
SAMHSA Is Accepting Applications for up to $75 Million in Grants for the National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for the National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative – Category II TSA Centers totaling up to $75 million over the course of five years.
Officials with Special Health Resources for Texas hope that a new grant and community outreach will help expand the organization’s mission of providing health services to the most vulnerable population.
The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health invites eligible higher education institutions in Texas to respond to this request for proposals (RFP) to fund mental health recovery-oriented research projects.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is announcing a new challenge to help to spur developers to create a mobile application (app) that provides additional recovery support to patients receiving treatment for opioid misuse.
OMH has released a new funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for which applications are now being accepted.
SAMHSA Is Accepting Applications for Up to $211.6 Million For System of Care Expansion And Sustainability Cooperative Agreements
The purpose of this program is to improve the mental, emotional, and behavioral well-being of children and youth (birth to 21 years of age) with serious emotional disturbances (SED) and their families.
The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health invites students from The University of Texas at Austin pursuing a doctorate to submit a proposal for the Harry Estill and Bernice Milburn Moore Fellowship.
The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health Names Bridget Lawrence as New Assistant Director of Finance and Operations
The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health has recently hired Bridget Lawrence as the foundation’s new Assistant Director of Finance and Operations. In this capacity, she oversees the foundation’s fiscal operations, grants management, accounting, procurement, endowments, IT services, and office management.