The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded $35 million in grants to expand access to behavioral health and HIV treatment and prevention services for racial and ethnic medically underserved people.
The awards include:
- 44 grants of up to $500,000 to provide substance use disorder treatment, including the Clare Foundation, Asian and Pacific Islander Wellness Center, and the San Ysidro Health Center
- 35 grants of up to $300,000 to provide substance use and HIV prevention services, including awards to California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, Watts Healthcare Corporation, Peach Tree Healthcare, JWCH Institute, The TransLatin@ Coalition, Eggleston Youth Centers, Loma Linda University, Asian and Pacific Islander Wellness Center, Bay Area Community Health, and Bienestar Human Services
- Three grants of up to $667,000 to pilot an approach to portable clinical care for people experiencing unsheltered homelessness, which include awards to the city of Vernon and UC San Francisco