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Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education)

Application Due Date: Friday, April 28, 2023

The purpose of this program is to develop a sustainable infrastructure for school-based mental health programs and services. Recipients are expected to build collaborative partnerships with the State Education Agency, Local Education Agency, Tribal Education Agency, the State Mental Health Agency, community-based providers of behavioral health care services, school personnel, community organizations, families, and school-aged youth. Award recipients will leverage their partnerships to implement mental health-related promotion, awareness, prevention, intervention, and resilience activities to ensure that school-aged youth have access and are connected to appropriate and effective behavioral health services. SAMHSA plans to issue 21 awards for $38,129,774 for up to $1,800,000 per year per award for up to 5 years.