This week, we are highlighting forecasted grant opportunities from the Department of Health and Human Services. These potential grants are projected to support mental health services and drug and substance abuse prevention, among other programs.
Posted Date: November 17, 2017
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Opportunity: Mental Health Awareness Training Grants
Purpose: The purpose of this program is to train teachers and other relevant school personnel to recognize the symptoms of childhood and adolescent mental disorders; refer family members to appropriate mental health services if necessary; train emergency services personnel, veterans, law enforcement, and other categories of individuals to identify and appropriately respond to persons with a mental illness; and provide education to teachers and personnel regarding resources that are available in the community for individuals with mental illness.