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Developing School-Based Mental Health Programs with Project AWARE

Mar 10, 2023 at 11:32 pm by Amanda Lai

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Grant Opportunity: The US Department of Health Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) is now accepting proposals for their 2023 Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) program. The purpose of this program is to develop a sustainable infrastructure for school-based mental health programs and services, leveraging 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 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. With this program, SAMHSA aims to promote the healthy social and emotional development of school-aged youth and prevent youth violence in school settings.
Eligibility: Eligible applications include units of state or political subdivisions thereof (such as counties), Indian or Tribal organizations, health organizations, or other private and nonprofit organizations.
Grant Amount and Grant Period:  Project AWARE grants will award a maximum of $1,800,000 per year over a grant period of up to five years.
Application Due: April 28th, 2023
For more information: For the full request for proposals, click here. In addition, SAMHSA will also be holding an informational webinar on March 22nd, 2023.
Brockport Research Institute is a NYS-certified woman-owned business enterprise that provides grant-writing, evaluation, project management, and professional learning services.  If you or your organization are interested in this grant and want to know how Brockport Research Institute can help, please contact us at or 1585-431-3416. Brockport Research Institute is not affiliated with this grant program or the SAMHSA.