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SAMHSA Emergency Grants to Address Mental and Substance Use Disorders During COVID-19

  • 1.  SAMHSA Emergency Grants to Address Mental and Substance Use Disorders During COVID-19

    National Council Staff
    Posted 04-03-2020 14:54
    Edited by Neal Comstock 04-03-2020 14:53

    Dear Association Executives - For your situational awareness, there may be an opportunity to advocate with your state for funds from a new SAMHSA grant program available to states.

    SAMHSA will award states, territories, and tribes grants to "provide crisis intervention services, mental and substance use disorder treatment, and other related recovery supports for children and adults impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic".

    Key details of the SAMHSA grant program include:

    • Application Due Date: Friday, April 10, 2020
    • Anticipated Number of Awards: 60
    • Anticipated Total Available Funding: $110,000,000
    • Proposed budgets cannot exceed $2 million for states and $500,000 for territories and tribes
    • Just one award per state or governmental entity
    • Grant Announcement – see this link

    Thanks - Frankie and Neal


    Frankie Berger

    Director, State Policy and Advocacy

    National Council for Behavioral Health

    FrankieB@thenationalcouncil.org

    Direct: 202-684-3727


    Neal Comstock
    Director of Membership
    National Council for Behavioral Health
    NealC@TheNationalCouncil.org
    Direct:  202 748-8793