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Targeted Capacity Expansion: Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations at High-Risk for HIV/AIDS

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.243
Sponsors
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Deadlines
May 3, 2017
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:
Andrea M. Harris
240.276.2441
Andrea.harris@samhsa.hhs.gov

For grants management or budget questions:
Eileen Bermudez
240.276.1412
FOACSAT@samhsa.hhs.gov

Purpose

This opportunity will award funding to increase engagement in care for racial and ethnic minority individuals with substance use disorders (SUD) and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders (COD) who are HIV positive or at risk for HIV.

Expected outcomes include:

  • Increasing the number of individuals with SUD/COD who are HIV positive that are on antiretroviral therapy (ART) and linked to HIV care
  • Reducing the negative impact of behavioral health problems
  • Increasing access to and retention in treatment for behavioral health conditions
  • Reducing the risk and incidence of HIV
  • Reducing new HIV and viral hepatitis infections by increasing HIV and viral hepatitis testing and diagnosis
  • Reducing trauma related conditions
Eligibility

Eligible applicants are local-level public and private nonprofit entities that provide substance use and co-occurring services, and have established linkages to primary HIV services including:

  • Local governments
  • Federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes and tribal organizations
  • Urban Indian organizations
  • Public or private universities and colleges
  • Community- and faith-based organizations

SAMHSA intends to make an equitable distribution of awards in terms of geography including urban, rural, and remote settings and balance among populations of focus and program size.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $500,000 per year
Project period: 5 years
Expected number of awards: 57
Estimated total funding: $28,594,750

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through grants.gov.

Tagged as
African Americans · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Behavioral health · HIV and AIDS · Hispanics and Latinos · Minorities · Substance abuse



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