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.

Thursday, December 1, 2022
Webinar on "How Do We Measure Security, Violence, And Access to Justice from the Victims’ Perspective” on Friday, December 2nd at 11:00 a.m. ET.
Monday, August 15, 2022
The Law Enforcement/First Responder Diversion and Referral Mentoring Initiative provides communities interested in starting diversion and/or referral programs the opportunity to learn from established or innovative programs demonstrating success in meeting the treatment needs of individuals with SUD and may have experienced and overdose.
Monday, August 15, 2022
Funding for programs that are designed to improve lives, strengthen tribal communities, and solve local problems through service and volunteering.
Monday, August 15, 2022
A.T. Still University (ATSU) National Center for American Indian Health Professions (NCAIHP) program for outreach to American Indian and Alaska Native high school and college students, with the goal of sparking interest in healthcare careers.
Monday, August 15, 2022
Funding to provide public health training, scholarships, and stipends for indigenous scholars who are currently working with organizations in the areas of adolescent health, addiction and overdose, environmental challenges, obesity and the food system, and violence.
Monday, August 15, 2022
Infographic highlighting initiative in State of Florida, CORE, to foster sustainable opioid recovery.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Self-paced training to understand dissociative anesthetics, a class of drugs that can make users feel detached from reality and their environment and also distort how they see the world. This training covers two of the most popular dissociative anesthetics: PCP and ketamine.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Participants will explore and identify the various types of commonly used stimulants such as pharmaceutical stimulants, cocaine, methamphetamine, and natural stimulants. Participants will learn how to employ the appropriate actions and safety measures when responding to stimulant-related law enforcement requests.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Grants for nonprofit organizations in Colorado and Wyoming working in the areas of aging, drug and alcohol addiction, amateur sports, youth development, disabilities, homelessness, and education.
Monday, July 25, 2022
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Small Grants Program awards funding to nonprofit organizations in the Weinberg Foundation service area that provide direct services for poor and vulnerable populations. Grants may be used for operating, program, or capital expenses. Funding areas including health, housing, jobs, and education, The Weinberg Foundation serves rural communities surrounding Baltimore, Chicago, Hawaii, New York City, Northeastern Pennsylvania, and San Francisco. Funding may be up to $50,000 for 2 years. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
A course for certified healthcare providers only to learn the signs of neglect, physical, and sexual child abuse to identify a child victim and understand your responsibility as a healthcare professional and mandated reporter.
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Grants for programs in Alabama with a focus on underserved communities, rural areas, and populations experiencing economic disadvantages.
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
The Rural Passenger Transportation Technical Assistance Program helps rural communities enhance economic growth and development by improving transportation services.
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Program for South Dakota health care professionals to precept with other health care professionals in rural South Dakota.
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Playbook to help mental health and substance use disorder providers articulate the need for operational readiness for 988 and prepar for the 988 transition.
Friday, June 3, 2022
The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) and its partners developed the 988 Messaging Framework. This resource provides general guidance about when and how to develop messaging about 988.
Friday, June 3, 2022
Honor the Earth awards grants to organizations that are led and managed by Native peoples.
Friday, May 27, 2022
The Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) helps foster specialized training of behavioral health professionals.