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Helping Hands Grant Program

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American Psychiatric Association
May 31, 2023

Lilia Coffin


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

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
Amount of funding

Up to $5,000.

Application process

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

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

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