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Addiction Technology Transfer Centers Cooperative Agreements

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.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.243
Sponsor
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Deadlines
Feb 9, 2017
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:
Humberto Carvalho
240.276.2974
Humberto.Carvalho@samhsa.hhs.gov

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

Purpose

The Addiction Technology Transfer Centers Cooperative Agreements program provides grants to develop and strengthen the specialized behavioral healthcare and primary healthcare workforce that provides substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and recovery support services, including the following activities:

  • Accelerating the adoption and implementation of evidence-based and promising treatment and recovery-oriented practices and services
  • Heightening the awareness, knowledge, and skills of the workforce that addresses the needs of people with substance use or other co-occurring health disorders
  • Fostering regional and national alliances among culturally diverse practitioners, researchers, policy makers, funders, and the recovery community

Regional Centers will be required to work together to:

  1. Prepare tools and strategies needed to improve the quality of service delivery
  2. Provide intensive technical assistance to improve processes and practices in the delivery of SUD treatment and recovery services

The focus is on helping states, health authorities, and healthcare providers through the use of training and technical assistance, including use of technologies such as smartphones and web-based technology, in urban and rural areas. This effort is expected to result in an increase of client access to treatment and recovery supports, client retention, and measurably improved client outcomes.

A detailed description of expectations and required activities is provided in the application instructions.

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.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants are domestic public and private nonprofit entities, including:

  • State and local governments
  • Federally recognized tribes, tribal organizations, urban Indian organizations, and consortia of tribes or tribal organizations
  • Public or private universities and colleges
  • Community- and faith-based organizations
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Estimated total program funding: $8,920,000
Expected number of awards: 11
Project period: Up to 5 years

Application process

Links to program guidance and online application procedures are available on the program website.

SAMHSA has changed its registration and application requirements. It is strongly recommended that applicants begin the registration process 6 weeks in advance of the application deadline.

Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health · Healthcare quality · Primary care · Substance abuse · Telehealth



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