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Helping Hands Grant Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsor
American Psychiatric Association
Deadlines
May 31, 2021
Contact

Christopher Seeley, MSW
cseeley@psych.org
202.559.3101

Tanya Thabjan, MPP, PMP
tthabjan@psych.org
202.559.3284

Purpose

Grants to medical schools for community mental health and substance use disorder projects that are initiated and managed by medical students. These projects can be new initiatives conducted in partnership with community agencies or in conjunction with ongoing medical school outreach activities.

Projects should focus on:

  • Mental health and/or substance use disorder
  • Underserved populations
  • Raising awareness of mental illness and the importance of early recognition of illness
  • Building an interest among medical students in psychiatry and working in underserved communities
Eligibility

Medical schools are eligible to apply for the grants. All projects must be conducted under the supervision of medical faculty, consisting of at least one psychiatrist.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Up to $5,000.

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website.

The application will be open between January 4 and May 31, 2021.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Community and faith-based initiatives · Health workforce education and training · Mental health · Physicians · Substance use and misuse



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