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Indian Health Service Behavioral Health Integration Initiative (BH2I)

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.654
Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Feb 2, 2022

For programmatic or technical questions:
Steven Whitehorn

For grants management or budget questions:
Willis Grant

For systems questions:
Paul Gettys


The Behavioral Health Integration Initiative (BH2I) provides funding to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate behavioral health integration with primary care, community based settings, and/or integrate primary care, nutrition, diabetes care, and chronic disease management with behavioral health. The overarching goal of the program is to improve the physical and mental health status of American Indian/Alaska Native people with behavioral health issues by developing an integrative, coordinated system of care between behavioral health and primary care providers.

Priority is given to projects that include the full spectrum of behavioral health services, including:

  • Screening for mental and substance use disorders, including serious mental illness; alcohol, substance, and opioid use disorders; suicide risk; and trauma assessment
  • Risk assessment and diagnosis
  • Patient-centered treatment planning
  • Evidence-based outpatient mental and substance use disorder treatment services (including pharmacological and psychosocial services)
  • Crisis services
  • Peer support services
  • Care coordination

Eligible applicants include:

  • Federally recognized tribes
  • Tribal organizations
  • Urban Indian organizations
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Anticipated award range: $300,000 - $400,000 per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 15
Estimated total program funding: $6,000,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Tagged as
Alcohol use · American Indian or Alaska Native · Behavioral health · Care coordination · Diabetes · Food security and nutrition · Health conditions · Illicit drug use · Integrated service delivery · Prescription drug misuse · Primary care · Substance use and misuse · Suicide and suicide prevention · Trauma-informed care

Organizations (2)

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, view details
  • Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health, view details

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