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World AIDS Day is observed every year on December 1 to spread awareness about Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) caused by Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and support those living with the disease. The first ever World AIDS Day was observed on December 1, 1988. This year, World Health Organization (WHO)
October 10 is World Mental Health Day.
The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes October 10 as World Mental Health Day to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health. The Day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health
Every year SAMHSA dedicates this month to remembering the lives lost to suicide and the millions of people who have struggled with suicidal ideation, and acknowledge the individuals, families, and communities that have been impacted. The Suicide Prevention Resource Center has a variety of resources for communities, families, and providers
This table displays all information regarding the MIP Round 1 Continuing Organizations funding, including: organization, award amount, city and county.
SACRAMENTO — The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) awarded an additional $33 million to 120 nonprofit provider and tribal organizations, extending the existing behavioral health workforce Mentored Internship Program to organizations that successfully completed the first round of the program. Each entity will receive up to $500,000 to enhance
International Overdose Awareness Day is the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose, remember without stigma those who have died, and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind. In alignment with this observance, the California Opioid Prevention Network is releasing an Overdose Prevention 101 Guide. More information
This course, designed to serve a broad audience including health care and behavioral health administrators and supervisors, direct care providers of behavioral health service and students in pre-service classes, provides content valuable for myriad professionals to consider in their day-to-day work when serving people with substance use disorders. The topics
PWI grantee the Norooz Clinic Foundation has the mission to empower lives by providing direct mental health services utilizing the latest technology in education, organizing creative community outreach, and promoting accessible mental health services to everyone.
PWI Grantee Compatior Counseling Center is an outpatient treatment center providing individualized substance use disorder (SUD) services to youth and adults in the Los Angeles area.
With help from PWI funding, American Addiction Institute of Mind and Medicine fulfills its mission to empower each client through care based on science and compassion; to advocate their client population through education and community outreach; and to create a society where those that struggle with substance abuse can live
PWI Grantee Compatior Counseling Center is an outpatient treatment center providing individualized substance use disorder (SUD) services to youth and adults in the Los Angeles are.
The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) today awarded more than $23 million in funding to 81 nonprofit, tribal, and county-operated behavioral health providers to expand the state’s behavioral health care workforce.
Each entity will receive up to $350,000 to enhance and build its behavioral health substance use disorder (SUD) workforce,
Review the newly released findings and recommendations from the fall 2021 California Behavioral Health Workforce Assessment survey!
The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) Community Services Division awarded $3,379,705 to 14 new peer-run behavioral health (BH) organizations throughout the state as part of the second round of the Peer Workforce Investment (PWI) and Expanding Peer Organization Capacity (EPOC) projects.
Today is National Fentanyl Awareness Day, a day of action to raise public awareness about an urgent problem: people dying at alarming rates due to illegally made fentanyl, a dangerous synthetic opioid.
The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) awarded $17,653,585 to 39 behavioral health organizations throughout the state as part of the Mentored Internship Program. The grants support the development of mentors among behavioral health service providers.
EPOC grantee A Friend in Deed (FIND) is centered in elevating voices and ensuring participants receive training and support to be most effective, providing direct services (especially outside of standard business hours), and conducting advocacy are core activities.
EPOC grantee Sacramento Youth Center aims to deliver a quality space for youth to find support, services and healthy peer community.
PWI grantee Consumers Self Help Center aims to bridge the gap between the community and behavioral health by meeting people where they are at, through field-based outreach, compassion, and cultural competency.
The California Association of Mental Health Peer Run Organizations (CAMHPRO) a consumer-run organization made up of other established, independent, and successful consumer-run organizations, and individual consumer members, joined our grantee coaches for an interview.
PWI/EPOC Grantee One New Heartbeat, an organization that provides education and support on personal wellbeing, joined our grantee coaches for an interview.
PWI/EPOC Grantee the Happier Life Project, a recovery community organization, joined our grantee coaches for an interview.
This table displays all information regarding the MIP Round 2 funding, including: organization, award amount, city and county.
PWI/EPOC grantee the Central California LGBTQ+ Collaborative for Well-Being, an association dedicated to Education, Advocacy, and Training for inclusion of all members of the community, sat down for an interview with our grantee coaches.
The Community Services Division of the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) awarded $51.5 million on March 10, 2022, to its newest Behavioral Health Workforce Development (BHWD) program—the Mentored Internship Program (MIP).
The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has awarded more than $23 million in funding to 81 nonprofit, tribal, and county-operated behavioral health providers to expand the state’s behavioral health workforce.
The Behavioral Health Recruitment and Retention (BHRR) grant will support organizations in developing comprehensive strategies for recruiting, onboarding, engaging,
The Department of Health Care Services’ (DHCS) Community Services Division awarded $17,653,585.00 in Round 2 funding for the Mentored Internship Program to 39 behavioral health (BH) organizations throughout California.
The 39 Round 2 grantees join the 121 Round 1 grantees that will continue to be funded for Round 2, for a