Call for Applications: 2019 BRSS TACS Capacity Building TA Opportunity

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s  (SAMHSA)  Bringing   Recovery   Supports   to Scale   Technical   Assistance   Center   Strategy    (  BRSS   TACS)  is pleased to announce the 2019 Capacity Building Opportunity, an intensive technical assistance opportunity for peer-run organizations, recovery community organizations, family-run organizations, and youth- and young adult-run organizations.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS) is pleased to announce the 2019 Capacity Building Opportunity, an intensive technical assistance opportunity for peer-run organizations, recovery community organizations, family-run organizations, and youth- and young adult-run organizations.

The 2019 Capacity Building Opportunity contributes to SAMHSA’s mission to reduce the impact of substance misuse and mental illness on American communities.  Applicants are encouraged to consider SAMHSA’s activities related to mental illness and substance use disorders in the Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee and its report to Congress, the SAMHSA Strategic Plan FY2019-FY2023and Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health.

The 2019 Capacity Building Opportunity will offer sustained individualized consultation, training, and peer-to-peer support up to 25 organizations in one of the five designated focus areas.

  1. Partnering With State Systems to Advance Recovery 

  2. Developing an Integrated Workforce 

  3. Building Infrastructure and Organizational Capacity

  4. Sustaining Access to Treatment and Recovery in Educational Settings 

  5. Supporting Reintegration

Please note that previous recipients of the 2018 SAMHSA BRSS TACS Capacity Building Opportunity are eligible to apply.

Applications are due by Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 8 p.m. EST. For more information on eligibility and how to apply, please review the overview and application online: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BRSSTACSCapacityBldg2019

You may email BRSS TACS at BRSSTACSCapacityBuilding@center4si.com with questions pertaining to this opportunity.

 Application Deadline: January 31, 2019

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About BRSS TACS

BRSS TACS supports programs, systems, states, territories, and tribes as they implement effective recovery supports and services for children, youth, families, young adults, adults, seniors, and other diverse populations with behavioral health conditions. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.

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Disclaimer: This application was supported by contract number HHSS2832012000351/HHSS28342002T from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The views, opinions, and content of the newsletter are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions, or policies of SAMHSA or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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