What's Happening?

Across the country so many are committed to making a positive difference in the lives of children, youth and families impacted by substance use. We want to recognize these efforts, share in the accomplishments being realized and keep you in the know regarding what’s happening! Here you will find information about events that have recently occurred or are planned, shared successes and newsworthy content that both informs your work and inspires innovation and celebration as the work to build capacity to improve the life condition of youth and families across the country evolves.

Monday, January 10, 2022
Funding provided through HRSA the Community Health Worker and Paraprofessional Training Program (CHWPTP) will expand the public health workforce through the training of new Community Health Workers (CHWs) and paraprofessionals and extend the knowledge and skills of current CHWs and paraprofessionals.
Monday, January 10, 2022
This initiative is available to assist American Indian and Alaska Native communities in the areas of crime prevention, victim services and coordinated community responses to violence against native women.
Monday, January 10, 2022
The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to strengthen, through technical assistance (TA), rural organizations’ capacity to develop multi-sector consortia that can plan, implement, and sustain programs that improve access to and quality of behavioral health care services, including substance use disorder (SUD)/opioid use disorder (OUD) services.
Monday, January 10, 2022
Grants to organizations providing pre-apprenticeship services that support education, occupational skills training, and employment services for at-risk youth, ages 16 to 24.
Monday, January 10, 2022
The Indian Health Service (IHS) is accepting applications for Planning Cooperative Agreements for the Tribal Self-Governance Program (TSGP).
Monday, January 10, 2022
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for the first-ever SAMHSA Harm Reduction grant program and expects to issue $30 million in grant awards.
Friday, November 19, 2021
The primary purpose of this program is to reduce the prevalence of suicide among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations
Friday, November 19, 2021
The primary purpose of this program is to reduce the prevalence of substance abuse and decrease the overall use of addicting and illicit substances among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations.
Friday, November 19, 2021
The `Zero Suicide' model focuses on developing a system-wide approach to improving care for individuals at risk of suicide who are currently using health and behavioral health systems.
Friday, November 19, 2021
The DVP program promotes the development of evidence-based and practice-based models that represent culturally appropriate prevention and treatment approaches to domestic and sexual violence from a community-driven context.
Friday, November 19, 2021
The Health Resources and Services Administration will be making approximately 20 awards of $100,000 each for a one-year period of performance to promote the development of integrated health care networks in order to (i) achieve efficiencies; (ii) expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of basic health care services; and (iii) strengthen the rural health care system as a whole.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Funding for tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations 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.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Capital support for building purchase, construction, expansion, renovation, and/or land acquisition for Colorado organizations working in the areas of arts and culture; education; well-being of children, youth, and families; parks and recreation; and community development.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) will make seven awards with total investment of more than $3 million to improve health services for adolescents and young adults (AYA).
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
HRSA will make 15 awards with total investment of more than $10 million to recruit, train, and retain under-represented minority students and faculty at health professions schools.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Award that recognizes contributions in the field of injury prevention that have led to improved public health for American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
The Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) - Implementation provides funding to strengthen and expand substance use disorder (SUD)/opioid use disorder (OUD) prevention, treatment, and recovery service delivery in high-risk rural communities.
Friday, October 15, 2021
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages primary care practice-based research focused on rigorous evaluations of factors that impact or account for the effectiveness of existing suicide prevention practices and/or pilot clinical trials aimed at optimizing and pilot testing patient-, provider-, or systems-level suicide prevention strategies.
Friday, October 8, 2021
Fellowship for Native Americans to serve in Washington, DC (Congress) to represent voice of AI/AN.
Friday, October 8, 2021
The Rural Business Cooperative Service (agency of the United States Department of Agriculture) is seeking applications under the Rural Business Development Grant (RBDG) Program for FY 2022.
Friday, October 8, 2021
Announcement of theme and dates of National Crime Victims' Rights Week
Monday, October 4, 2021
Program provides reduced rates to rural health care providers (HCPs) for telecommunications and voice services for the use of telemedicine and telehealth.
Monday, October 4, 2021
This report highlights the percent change for each state in overdose death counts.
Monday, October 4, 2021
The FY 2022 AmeriCorps State and National Tribal Grants competition, AmeriCorps seeks to prioritize the investment of national service resources