News & Events

Overview

The News & Events page provides CJMHSA Reinvestment applicants and grantees with upcoming funding opportunities.

Updates for funding opportunities for relevant grantees will be added soon.

Join a National Program for Criminal Justice and Mental Health Learning Sites

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs’ Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center is seeking applicants to apply to the nationwide Criminal Justice-Mental Health Learning Sites Program.

Interested programs should submit a completed application to Katie Herman at kherman@csg.org by January 31, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. ET. Katie is also available for questions prior to the deadline.

For more information and application click here.

Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Evaluation

Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-23-045
Dates to Apply: 10/26/2022 to 01/27/2023
Estimated Award Date: 09/01/2023

This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Evaluation (RCORP-Evaluation).  The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to evaluate the impact of rural behavioral health strategies and methods employed under the RCORP initiative, and to develop evaluation tools and resources for use in rural communities to inform future community-led rural health initiatives. The RCORP-Evaluation cooperative agreement has three primary goals, which are to: 1.    Analyze, synthesize, and disseminate data and information to relevant stakeholders regarding the extent to which the RCORP initiative has improved health care in rural areas; 2.    Strengthen the capacity of RCORP award recipients to collect, report, and disseminate data to enhance the quality and sustainability of their behavioral health care activities; and 3.    Enhance rural communities’ ability to anticipate, prepare for, and respond to emerging behavioral health care issues, including substance use disorder (SUD)/opioid use disorder (OUD)-related issues that would further negatively affect rural communities.  For more details, see Program Requirements and Expectations.

Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Overdose Response

Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-23-038
Dates to Apply: 10/21/2022 to 01/19/2023
Estimated Award Date: 09/01/2023

This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Overdose Response program. The Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) is a multi-year HRSA initiative aimed at reducing the morbidity and mortality of substance use disorder (SUD), including opioid use disorder (OUD), in high-risk rural communities. This funding opportunity, RCORP-Overdose Response, will advance RCORP’s overall goal by supporting immediate responses to the opioid crisis in rural areas. Over the course of a one-year period of performance, RCORP-Overdose Response recipients will address immediate needs in rural areas through improving access to, capacity for, and sustainability of prevention, treatment, and recovery services for substance use disorder (SUD). To achieve the purpose of the RCORP-Overdose Response program, applicants must select from a list of allowable activities. Please see Program Requirements and Expectations for additional information. Applicants are encouraged to give special consideration to the needs of rural populations that have historically suffered from poorer health outcomes or health disparities, as compared to the rest of the rural population. Examples of these rural populations include, but are not limited to: racial and ethnic minorities, people who are pregnant, adolescents and youth, LGBTQIA+ individuals, veterans, socioeconomically disadvantaged populations, the elderly, and individuals with disabilities.

SAMHSA’S Gains Center seek experienced trainers to participate in trauma-informed responses train-the trainer event.

Application due date: February 16, 2023

The GAINS Center is now soliciting applications from experienced trainers (individuals) who are interested in developing their capacity to provide trauma-informed training in their local agencies/communities via the How Being Trauma Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses curriculum. Selected applicants will learn to facilitate the training via a virtual TTT event and subsequently deliver the training program in their local communities.

Justice for Families Program 

Grants.gov Opportunity Number: O-OVW-2023-171466 
Application Grants.gov Deadline:    February 13, 2023 11:59 PM ET  
Application JustGrants Deadline:    February 16, 2023 9:00 PM ET 

Description
This program is authorized by 34 U.S.C. § 12464. The Grants to Support Families in the 
Justice System Program (referred to as the Justice for Families Program) (CFDA # 16.021) 
was authorized in the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA 2013) 
to improve the response of the civil and criminal justice system to families with a history of 
domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, or in cases involving 
allegations of child sexual abuse. The program supports the following activities for 
improving the capacity of courts and communities to respond to families affected by the 
targeted crimes: court-based and court-related programs; supervised visitation and safe 
exchange by and between parents; training for people who work with families in the court 
system; civil legal services; and the provision of resources in juvenile court matters. 

Eligible Applicants: 
City or township governments, County governments, Native American tribal governments 
(Federally recognized), Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than 
institutions of higher education, State governments, Other

Adult Reentry Program

NOFO Number: TI-23-006

Application Due Date: Monday, March 06, 2023

Description
The purpose of this program is to expand substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and related recovery and reentry services to sentenced adults in the criminal justice system with a SUD and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders, who are returning to their families and community following a period of incarceration in state and local facilities including prisons, jails, or detention centers.

Eligibility
Eligible applicants are States and Territories, including the District of Columbia, political subdivisions of States, Indian tribes, or tribal organizations (as such terms are defined in section 5304 of title 25), health facilities, or programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or award with the Indian Health Service, or other public or private non-profit entities.

Grants to Expand Substance Use Disorder Treatment Capacity in Adult and Family Treatment Drug Courts

NOFO Number: TI-23-007

Application Due Date: Monday, March 06, 2023

Description
The purpose of this program is to expand substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and recovery support services in existing drug courts. The program recognizes the need for treatment instead of incarceration for individuals with SUDs. These awards provide a continuum of care, including prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery services, for individuals with SUD involved with the courts.

Eligibility
Eligible applicants are States, political subdivisions of States, Indian tribes, or tribal organizations (as such terms are defined in section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act), health facilities, or programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service, or other public or non-profit private entities.

Medication-Assisted Treatment – Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction

NOFO Number: TI-23-001

Application Due Date: Tuesday, March 07, 2023

Description
The purpose of this program is to provide resources to help expand and enhance access to Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD). It is expected that this program will help to 1) increase access to MOUD for individuals with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD), including individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, sexual and gender minority communities; and 2) decrease illicit opioid use and prescription opioid misuse.

Eligibility
Eligible applicants are States, political subdivisions of States, Indian tribes or tribal organizations (as such terms are defined in section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act), health facilities, or programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service, or other public or nonprofit private entities.

First Responders – Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act

NOFO Number: TI-23-012

Application Due Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Description

The purpose of this program is to support first responders and members of other key community sectors to administer a drug or device approved or cleared under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) for emergency reversal of known or suspected opioid overdose. Recipients will train and provide resources to first responders and members of other key community sectors at the state, tribal, and local levels on carrying and administering a drug or device approved or cleared under the FD&C Act for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose.

Eligibility
Eligibility for this program is statutorily limited to States, local governmental entities, and Indian tribes and tribal organizations.

Community Programs for Outreach and Intervention with Youth and Young Adults at Clinical High Risk for Psychosis

NOFO Number: SM-23-014

Application Due Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Description

The purpose of this program is to provide trauma-informed, evidence-based interventions to youth and young adults (not more than 25 years of age) who are at clinical high risk for psychosis. Award recipients are expected to use evidence-based intervention to: 1) improve symptomatic and behavioral functioning; (2) enable youth and young adults to resume age-appropriate social, academic, and/or vocational activities; (3) delay or prevent the onset of psychosis; and (4) minimize the duration of untreated psychosis for those who develop psychotic symptoms.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants are States and Territories, including the District of Columbia, political subdivisions of States, Indian tribes, or tribal organizations (as such terms are defined in section 5304 of title 25), health facilities, or programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or award with the Indian Health Service, or other public or private non-profit entities.

FY 2023 Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health

NOFO Number: SM-23-004

Application Due Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Description
The purpose of this program is to promote the wellness of young children, from birth to 8 years of age, by addressing the social, emotional, cognitive, physical, and behavioral aspects of their development, as well as prepare them to thrive in school and beyond. The awards will also provide local communities or tribes resources to disseminate effective and innovative early childhood mental health practices and services. With this program, SAMHSA aims to promote resilience and emotional health for children, youth, and their families.

Eligibility
Eligible applicants are States and Territories, including the District of Columbia, political subdivisions of States, Indian tribes, or tribal organizations (as such terms are defined in section 5304 of title 25), health facilities, or programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or award with the Indian Health Service, or other public or private non-profit entities.

Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals

NOFO Number: TI-23-005

Application Due Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Description
The purpose of this program is to provide comprehensive, coordinated, and evidence-based treatment and services for individuals, including youth, and families with substance use disorders (SUDs) or co-occurring mental health conditions and SUDs (CODs) who are experiencing homelessness.

Eligibility
Eligible applicants are community-based public and private non-profit entities.

Improving Access to Overdose Treatment

NOFO Number: TI-23-004

Application Due Date: Friday, March 24, 2023

Description
The purpose of this program is to expand access to naloxone and other Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved overdose reversal medications for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose. The recipients will collaborate with other prescribers at the community level to implement trainings on policies, procedures, and models of care for prescribing, co-prescribing, and expanding access to naloxone and other FDA-approved overdose reversal medications to the specified population of focus (i.e., rural or urban).

 

Eligibility
Eligibility is limited to FQHCs (as defined in section 1861(aa) of the Social Security Act), opioid treatment programs as defined under part 8 of title 42, Code of Federal Regulations, and practitioners dispensing narcotic drugs pursuant to section 303(g) of the Controlled Substances Act (including secondary and higher education settings).

More SAMHSA funding opportunities can be found here.

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