Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., announced that HHS will soon provide $485 million in grants to help states and territories combat opioid addiction. The funding will be provided through the State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis Grants administered by SAMHSA.
The Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center (BHWRC) aims to strengthen the workforce responsible for the prevention and treatment of mental health and substance use disorders by conducting studies to inform workforce development and planning. A joint initiative between SAMHSA and the Health Resources and Services Administration, the BHWRC works with a national consortium of experts in mental health, substance use disorders, and health workforce research.
Register for this webinar to learn about an approach that has been shown to strengthen child-serving programs and social and emotional outcomes for young children. This webinar will explore the practice of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation and the Center of Excellence and how the Center of Excellence is supporting states, tribes, and communities.
In June 2016, SAMHSA's SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) Technical Assistance Center began a series of informal monthly calls designed to help support SOAR efforts across the country. Join these conference calls to learn how to implement local steering committees or if you have questions related to SOAR applications.
National Prevention Week is an annual health observance focused on increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental health and substance use disorders. This year's theme is "Making Each Day Count."