Division of Behavioral Health Services

Grants

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Grant

Primary Goal

Funding Period

Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SABG)

Reduce access barriers to substance abuse prevention and treatment services, as well as community-based mental health services for adults and children

Annual

Mental Health Block Grant (MHBG)

Provide comprehensive, community-based mental health services to adults with serious mental illnesses and to children with serious emotional disturbances and to monitor progress in implementing a comprehensive, community-based mental health system

Annual

Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH)

Reduce and eliminate homelessness for individuals with a Serious Mental Illness (SMI) or co-occurring substance abuse disorders

Annual

Screening, Brief, Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

Reduce rate of alcohol induced deaths and drug related deaths per 100,000 individuals for five northern Arizona counties as well as decrease the mean combined cost per member for physical healthcare and behavioral healthcare services

7/1/2012-6/30/2017

State Youth Treatment Grant (SYT)

Successfully transition adolescents and transitional-aged youth with Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) and those with co-occurring mental health conditions to the adult behavioral health system as well as improve the use of evidence-based practices in services for adolescents with substance use and co-occurring mental disorders and their families

9/1/2013-8/31/2017

Prevention Framework Partnership for Success (PFS)

Reduce 30-day alcohol use for youth and college-aged young adults ages 12 to 20. Reduce the percentage of youth ages 12 to 25 who have misused or abused prescription drugs in the last 30 days

9/30/2013-9/29/2018

Cooperative Agreement to Benefit Homeless Individuals (CABHI)

Decrease mortality among people who are chronically homeless and who have a substance use or co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorder. Establish a state-wide comprehensive, integrated system of care based on a set of principles and guidelines that will support a successful transition to permanent housing for people who are chronically homeless and who have a substance use disorder

9/30/2013-9/26/2016

Drug and
Alcohol Services Information System (DASIS)

Cooperative program between SAMHSA and Arizona to collect and compile a range of substance abuse services information.

Annual

Behavioral Health Services Information System (BHSIS)

Funding for data collections involving facility-level data systems including the Inventory of Behavioral Health Services

Annual (6/16/2014-6/15/2015)

Cooperative Agreement to Benefit Homeless Individuals - Enhancement (CABHI)

Designed to enhance CABHI grant activities. Proposed to expand ADVS work as well as bring on MMIC.

9/30/2015-09/29/2016