SAMHSA

SAMHSA is Accepting Applications for $2.1 Million in Funding to Help With Suicide Prevention Follow-Up Efforts

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for up to $2.1 million for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Crisis Center Follow-Up program grants for up to 3 years. This program promotes systematic follow-up assistance to suicidal persons who call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline program and suicidal persons that are Read more

SAMHSA Is Accepting Applications for up to $2.3 Million in Statewide Consumer Network Grants

The purpose of this program is to improve mental health services for people with serious mental illness. In doing so, the program seeks to enhance statewide mental health consumer-run and consumer–controlled organizations to promote service system capacity and infrastructure that is consumer-driven, recovery-focused, trauma-informed, culturally relevant, holistic, and resiliency-oriented.

HHS Awards up to $22.9 Million in Planning Grants for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), in conjunction with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Assistant Secretary of Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), today awarded a total of $22.9 million to support states throughout the nation in their efforts to improve behavioral health of their citizens by providing community-based Read more

The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by the tragic shooting in Charleston, South Carolina

The toll-free Helpline is confidential and multilingual and available for those who are experiencing psychological distress as a result of natural or man-made disasters, incidents of mass violence or any other tragedy affecting America’s communities.

SAMHSA’s National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative Helps Children Recover and Thrive with New Campaign

Raising awareness about the impact of child traumatic stress and what parents and caregivers can do to help children recover and thrive is the focus of a new public education campaign launched today by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and its National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative (NCTSI).

The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 Provides Immediate Crisis Counseling to People Affected By The Flooding in the South Central Plains

The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 can provide immediate counseling to anyone who needs help in dealing with the flooding in the south central plains. The Helpline is a 24 hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week resource that responds to people who need crisis counseling after experiencing a natural or man-made disaster or tragedy.

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