SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $38 million in State Adolescent Treatment Enhancement and Dissemination grants

April 27, 2013

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for cooperative agreements for State Adolescent and Transitional Aged Youth Treatment Enhancement and Dissemination grants for up to four years.  The program provides funding to states/territories/tribes to improve treatment for adolescents and transitional aged youth through the development of a learning laboratory with collaborating local community-based treatment provider sites.  Through the shared experience between the state/territory/tribe and local community-based treatment provider sites, an evidence-based practice will be implemented to help better provide services to meet the needs of adolescents, transitional aged youth, and their families/primary caregivers.

SAMHSA expects that a total of up to $38 million will be available to provide up to 10 grantees awards of up to $950,000 per year for up to four years. The actual award amounts may vary depending on the availability of funds.

WHO CAN APPLY: Eligible applicants are the Single-State Substance Abuse agencies (SSAs) in the states/territories and the District of Columbia, and the highest ranking official and/or the duly authorized official of a federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native tribe or tribal organization.  In addition, states/territories/tribes which received grant awards under TI-12-006 cooperative agreements for State Adolescent Treatment Enhancement and Dissemination, are not eligible to apply for this funding opportunity. [See Section III-1 of this RFA for complete eligibility information.]

HOW TO APPLY: You may request a complete application package from SAMHSA for TI-13-014 at 1-877-SAMHSA7 (726-4727) [TDD: 1-800-487-4889]. You also may download the required documents from the SAMHSA website at .

Your application must be submitted through . Please refer to Appendix B, “Guidance for Electronic Submission of Applications.”

APPLICATION DUE DATE: Applications are due by 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) on May 22, 2013. Please review carefully Section IV-3 of the application announcement for submission requirements.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Applicants with questions about program issues should contact LaMar Henderson at (240) 276-0435 or .

For questions on grants management and budget issues contact Eileen Bermudez at (240)276-1412 or

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