Online Registration Closing Friday, Last Chance to Register for 2018 NCHV Annual Conference

Online Registration Closing Friday, Last Chance to Register for 2018 NCHV Annual Conference
May 30-June 1 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C.
Online registration for the 2018 NCHV Annual Conference will close this Friday, May 25. Don't miss out on the top training event in the nation specifically for homeless veteran service providers, register now!
You can click here to view a video highlighting last year's Annual Conference to take a look at why this is the can't-miss event of the year!
This year's NCHV Annual Conference offers:
  • a full session curriculum with a range of subject matter designed to help you improve your efforts to serve veterans in your community;
  • VIP guests including Second Lady Karen Pence, HUD Secretary Ben Carson, and VA Deputy Secretary Thomas Bowman;
  • opportunities to interact with leadership of the Federal agencies that operate programs for homeless veterans;
  • an Advocacy 101 Learning Institute, and Public Policy Session to guide your advocacy efforts at home;
  • numerous networking opportunities with other providers and stakeholders from across the country;
  • and more!
We're looking forward to seeing you next week in Washington!

New Grant Opportunity: Mental Health Awareness Training


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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SAMHSA Announces the Availability of up to $47.4 million for Mental Health Awareness Training

SAMHSA is accepting applications for Mental Health Awareness Training grants totaling up to $47.4 million over the next three years. The purpose of this program is to:
  1. Train individuals (e.g., school personnel, emergency first responders, law enforcement, veterans, armed services members and their families) to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental disorders, particularly serious mental illness and serious emotional disturbance.
  2. Establish linkages with school- and community-based mental health agencies to refer individuals with the signs or symptoms of mental illness to appropriate services.
  3. Train emergency services personnel, veterans, law enforcement, fire department personnel, and others to identify persons with a mental disorder and employ crisis de-escalation techniques.
  4. Educate individuals about resources that are available in the community for individuals with a mental disorder.
SAMHSA expects to fund up to 126 grantees with up to $125,000 per year for up to three years.

Learn More about the Grants

IDIS 11.16 Release Notification

The 11.16 system release for IDIS Online will deploy May 23, 2018 starting at 9:00 PM EDT. View the IDIS 11.16 Release Notes describing the changes that will go live in the system on May 24, 2018 as a result of the release. The system is expected to be available at 10:00 AM EDT on May 24, 2018.
For IDIS questions, grantees can submit a question through HUD Exchange Ask a Question.
         
Visit the HUD Exchange at https://www.hudexchange.info