SAMHSA Seeks Applicants for Social Inclusion Projects for 18-25 Yr Olds

2013 Campaign for Social Inclusion Awards for Statewide Peer-Run/Recovery Community Organization Projects
Request for Applications

Application Deadlines:
Optional Letter of Intent: By May 21, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time (ET)

Complete Application: Due June 7, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. ET

The 2013 Campaign for Social Inclusion Awards for Statewide Peer-Run/Recovery Community Organization Projects focus on statewide and community-based efforts to reach and engage young adults aged 18-25. The proposed social inclusion strategy for this award cycle must include 18- to 25-year-olds and provide a detailed plan to increase awareness of behavioral health and of mental health and/or addictions recovery among young adults who have experienced trauma; among Hispanic/Latino, African American, Asian American/Pacific Islander, or American Indian young adults; and/or among young adults in the general population.

 

Projects must include interpersonal contact approaches, i.e., approaches that promote direct contact with people in recovery, which have been shown to be the most effective approach to promoting understanding and acceptance of people who have mental health and substance use conditions. Project messaging should emphasize resilience. All applicants are required to integrate an online social networking component or mobile communication component into their project to increase outreach to the target audience.

 

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