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Behavioral Health Integration Initiative (BH2I)

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.933
Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health
Sep 18, 2017

For programmatic or technical questions:
Miranda Carman

For grants management or budget questions:
Willis Grant


The Behavioral Health Integration Initiative (BH2I) provides grants to 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 Indian tribes
  • Tribal organizations
  • Urban Indian organizations
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Anticipated award amount: $500,000
Project period: 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 12
Estimated total program funding: $6,000,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available through

Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Behavioral health · Integrated service delivery · Primary care

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