Community-Based Behavioral Health Needs

Funding Agency:
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

NOTE: This is a Forecasted Opportunity.


The purpose of this program is to address increased community behavioral health needs worsened by the COVID-19 public health emergency. Grant funds can be used for the following:

  • Promoting care coordination among local entities;
  • Training the mental and behavioral workforce, relevant stakeholders, and community members;
  • Addressing surge capacity for mental and behavioral health needs;
  • Providing mental and behavioral health services to individuals with mental health needs (including co-occurring substance use disorders) as delivered by behavioral and mental health professionals utilizing telehealth services; and
  • Supporting, enhancing, or expanding mental and behavioral health preventive and crisis intervention services.



Estimated Post Date: Jan 19, 2022

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

State, local, Tribal, and territorial governments. Tribal organizations, non-profit community-based entities, primary care, and behavioral health organizations.

Funding Type





Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational
Social Sciences

External Deadline

April 1, 2022