2016-2017 Capacity Building Sub-Awardees Option I. and Option II
Option I Recipients
|Institution||Project Director||Project Title|
|Claflin University||Anisah Bagasra, PhD||Promoting Campus Sexual Health|
|Florida Memorial University||Edward Stephenson, PhD||Promoting Mental Health and Wellness among Students at Florida Memorial University|
|Wiley College||Malcolm Drewery, PhD||Support Student Internships at Behavioral Health Sites|
|Morehouse College||Gary Wright, PhD||Substance Abuse and Mental Health Training Program|
|University of the District of Columbia||Serena Butler-Johnson, PhD||The Development of a Multicultural Competency Training Curriculum for clinical Training in an HBCU Counseling Center|
|Stillman College||Sandra J. Jemison, PhD||Stillman College Behavioral Health Project—Phase III|
|Alcorn State University||Martha Ravola, PhD||Partnering for Hope: A Wellness Narrative|
|Kentucky State University||Mr. William L. Mynk||Establishment of Student Led LGBTQ|
|North Carolina A&T State University||Vivian Barnette, PhD||Aggies Step-Up: Suicide Prevention|
|Benedict College||Tara H. Taylor, PhD||Tigers in Action III|
|Grambling State University||Mary Coleen Speed, PhD||The “E.M.P.H.A.S.I.S.” (Empowering My Position Having a Say in Succeeding)|
|Talladega College||Parnella Rowena-Deams, PhD||Exploring Emotionally Intelligent Behavioral Health Practices at Talladega College|
|Jackson State University||Ms. Earnestine McNeal Brown||Project SAMHP (Student Awareness Mental Health Project)|
|Hinds Community College||Gloria Daniels, PhD||U-Help II: Utica Healthy Engagement Leads to Prevention II|
|Xavier University of Louisiana||Mrs. Shirley Labbe||XULA Embracing Diversity in Behavioral Health|
|Clinton College||Mr. Reggie Rucker||Promoting Behavioral Health on Campus through Substance Abuse Internships and Peer Education Training|
|Bowie State University||Zuleka Henderson, PhD||Using Reality Television to Talk Mental Health Treatment with Bowie State University Students|
|University of Maryland Eastern Shore||Andrea Washington, PhD||Behavioral Health Promotion and Awareness Among LGBTQ Students|
|Norfolk State University||Erica R. Russell, PhD||#FACEITNSU: Scholars Preparing and Empowering through Awareness|
|Jarvis Christian College||Ms. Katrina Hines||Peer Educator-Substance Abuse and Violence Intervention Network (SAVIN) and Mentorship Program|
|Fort Valley State University||Teah L. Moore, PhD||Operation Avalanche|
|Elizabeth City State University||Kulwinder Kaur-Walker, PhD||Behavioral Health Service Capacity, Expansion and Workforce Development|
|Delaware State University||Ms. Amy Gootee-Ash||Check the Rock: Anti-Suicide Awareness Tournament|
|LeMoyne Owen College||Twanda Wadlington, PhD||Student Leading Campus Behavioral Health|
|Savannah State University||Ms. Jacqueline Awe||Project Zero: Because 1 Suicide is too many|
|Southern University of New Orleans||Mr. Travis Johnson||African American Male Internship Mentoring Program: My Brother’s Keeper Project|
|Coppin State University||Ozietta Taylor, PhD||The Chemical Dependency Internship (C-Dip)/Behavioral Health Integration Projects (B-Hip) 2016--17|
|Virginia State University||Kimberly Boyd, PhD||HBCU-CFE Option I: VSU Behavioral Health Initiative Priority Population: African American youth aged 17-24|
Option II Recipients
|Institution||Project Director||Project Title|
|Shaw University||Ms. Jarlene Carver, Director Counseling Center||Behavioral Health Capacity Expansion Mini Grant Program|
|Edward Waters College||Jacqueline Conley, PhD||Behavioral and Mental Health Campaign|
|Albany State University||Donyale B. Childs, PhD||Campus Keepers: Campus Awareness of Mental Health and Substance Abuse|
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National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month
This month, the world comes together to raise awareness for bullying prevention and to reflect on where we have been, where we are now, and where we hope to be in the years to come. This year’s Bullying Prevention Awareness Month marks the 10th anniversary of its initiation by PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center. Since 2006, the event has grown to an entire month of education and awareness activities, and is being recognized by schools and communities throughout the world. Find out more!
New Grant Opportunities
Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) Campus Suicide Prevention Grant
Application Due Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Anticipated Award Amount: Up to $102,000 per year
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2017 Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) Campus Suicide Prevention grants. The purpose of this program is to facilitate a comprehensive public health approach to prevent suicide in institutions of higher education. The grant is designed to assist colleges and universities in building essential capacity and infrastructure to support expanded efforts to promote...Find out more!
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September is Suicide Prevention Month, and today marks the beginning of National Suicide Prevention Week 2016, with World Suicide Prevention Day, Saturday, September 10th
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JED's Student Advisory Council (SAC) is a group of exceptional young people who enhance our impact on campus and bring the student voice and perspective to our programming. We're looking for passionate students who have an interest in mental health and promoting community on campus. If you or someone you know would be interested in this opportunity.
Application Deadline Extended!
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HBCU Center for Excellence Behavioral Health Sub Award (mini – grant) Opportunity
This opportunity is now closed. Thank you to all who participated!
SAMHSA: Incidents of Mass Violence
Incidents of mass violence, like those in Orlando, Florida this weekend, can cause people to experience fear, uncertainty, and stress. Immediate help is available. Call SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 or text "TalkWithUs" to 66746 for support and or visit us for more counseling options
The goals of the HBCU-CFE are to:
- Promote student behavioral health to positively impact student retention
- Expand campus service capacity, including the provision of culturally appropriate behavioral health resources
- Facilitate best practices dissemination, foster student leadership, and behavioral health workforce development
10/27 Promoting Behavioral Health Through Campus-Based Informal and Educational Communications Campaign
2:00 PM EDT
To utilize the creative talents of HBCU students to produce an informative and educational communication campaign to disseminates information and raise awareness about Behavioral Health to include signs and symptoms, its impact on the overall well-being of students and associated impacts on academic performance and encourage help seeking behaviors on college campuses and in communities.
The campaign should emphasize positive behaviors, benefits of peer support and provide referral and or resource information.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Lonnie E. Mitchell Policy Academy - Coming Spring 2017
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Internships and Fellowships
NAADAC Minority Fellowship Program for Addiction Counselors Now Accepting Applications for 2016-2017 Academic Year
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals is proud to announce the opening of the 2nd cohort of the NAADAC Minority Fellowship Program for Addiction Counselors (NMFP-AC) for master’s level students in the last year of a graduate program with an addiction/substance use disorder program or track. At least 36 students who commit to working with the needs of transition age youth and/or racial and ethnic minorities post-graduation will be provided tuition stipends of up to $20,000 per student, training, and mentorship.