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Mental Health Awareness Training Grants

Application Due Date: Monday, May 1, 2023

The purpose of this program is to: (1) train individuals (e.g., school personnel and emergency services personnel including fire department and law enforcement personnel, veterans, armed services members and their families, etc.) to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental disorders and to safely de-escalate crisis situations involving individuals with a mental illness and (2) provide education on resources available in the community for individuals with a mental illness and other relevant resources, including how to establish linkages with school and/or community-based mental health agencies. SAMHSA plans to issue up to 22 awards for $4,412,361 up to $200,000 per year per award for up to 3 years.