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Rural Mental Health News

News stories from the past 60 days.

SAMHSA Takes Steps to Fix a Fractured Mental Health Care System Following Report of Congressionally Mandated Committee
Jan 4, 2018 - Highlights the work being done by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) as part of the Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee (ISMICC). This committee was established to address the needs of adults with serious mental illnesses and children and youth with serious emotional disturbances and their families.
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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SAMHSA Is Accepting Applications for up to $5.54 Million for the Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention Grant
Dec 29, 2017 - The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for the Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) Campus Suicide Prevention Grant to develop comprehensive, collaborative, and evidence-based approaches to improving services for all college students, including those at risk for suicide, depression, serious mental illness, and substance use disorders and promoting help-seeking behavior and reducing stigma. These grants, totaling $5.54 million over the next three years, will likely go to 18 grantees.
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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IHS Announces $3.2 Million in Grants for Zero Suicide Initiative
Dec 4, 2017 - The Indian Health Service (IHS) awarded eight grants in its Zero Suicide Initiative to support projects that implement a comprehensive and culturally informed approach to providing suicide care in the Indian health system. These grants, totaling $400,000 each, were given to three IHS direct service locations and five tribal sites in five states.
Source: Indian Health Service
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Last Updated: 1/5/2018