We are pleased to announce that Morehouse School of Medicine has received a Notice of Award from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to continue as theHistorically Black Colleges and Universities-Center for Excellence (HBCU-CFE) in Behavioral Health. We look forward to working with all Historically Black Colleges and Universities to promote student behavioral health, work force development and student retention.

The HBCU-CFE will again support a Behavioral Health Capacity Expansion Sub-Award program. The purpose of this program is to promote opportunities for HBCU institutions to foster behavioral health careers through internships; to expand knowledge of culturally appropriate, evidence-based and emerging best practices; to expand screening and referral services for students at risk for behavioral health disorders; and to support educational activities around behavioral health and prevention strategies.

All HBCUs are eligible to apply for the Behavioral Health Capacity Expansion Mini-Grant. Click Here for a Copy of the RFA.

The sub-award proposal submission deadline is September 23rd 2016


 

announcementThe HBCU-Center for Excellence (CFE) received *Notice of Award from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for 2016-2017 Funding!

Please check back for our Request for Application (RFA) 2016-2017 Behavioral Health Capacity Expansion Mini-Grant Program Announcement!

 


 

PSA Campaigns

Congratulations to 2015 PSA Campaign Winners!

The 2014 PSA Campaign was a success! You can find the winners below along with other submissions. To view larger versions of each PSA simply click on the image.

Video

1st Place

Alcorn State University
You Are Not Alone!

 

2nd Place

Xavier University of Louisiana
Fitness: The Natural Remedy for Behavioral Health!

 

Print

1st Place

Clinton College

“Depression – How to get Help”

2nd Place

Florida Memorial University

“Increasing Awareness about Suicide Prevention Among College Students”

View Submissions

Congratulations to 2014 PSA Campaign Winners!

The 2014 PSA Campaign was a success! You can find the winners below along with other submissions. To view larger versions of each PSA simply click on the image.

1st Place

Mental Illness
Lakeisha Curtis, Professor Valerie Hall and Professor Edward Stephenson Florida Memorial

2nd Place

Stress: Don’t Suffer in Silence
Melissa Alston, Nigel Williams, Kerri McLamb, Elijah Stevens and Advisor, Reggie Rucker Clinton College

Special thanks to additional contributors!

Florida Memorial University
Help is Always There Encouraging Students to Seek Help!
LaShauna Mathews and Advisor, Professor Stephenson
Clinton Junior College
Stress: You are not Alone
Melissa Alsston, Niegel Williams, Kerri Mclamb, Elijah Stevens and Reggie Rucker

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2013 HBCU PSA Student WINNERS!

1st Place: Fayetteville State University – Today’s Choices
2nd Place: Savannah State University – Submit to This Peer Pressure!
3rd Place: Clinton Junior College – A Black Man’s Blues

2013 HBCU Behavioral Health PSA Contest Entries

2013 HBCU Behavioral Health Print PSA Entries

Click HERE to download information on Introducing the HBCU-CFE 2013 Behavioral Health Communications Promotions Campaign Public Service Announcement (PSA) Contest on your Campus. Click HERE to download the PSA contest flyer template. Please use this resource as a guide in creating Behavioral Health PSA campaigns on your campus. Click HERE to download Promoting Behavioral Health Through Campus-Based Public Service Announcements – (PSAs )Guide.

Past Substance Abuse Awareness Public Service Announcements

HBCU-CFE 2012 Behavioral Health Communications Promotions Campaign Public Service Announcement (PSA) Contest Winners
1st Place: You Can’t Ignore It —-Texas Southern University
Click HERE to watch the winning entry
2nd Place: Real People, Real Problems & Real Solutions —Texas Southern University
3rd Place: W.A.T.C.H. My Shoes —- Grambling State University

Additional Resources

Listed below are additional resources available to you as you proceed with your media campaign initiative on your campus:

Links

Our Media Center is dedicated to becoming a major resource of multimedia materials related to Substance Abuse and Mental Health.
Please visit SAMHSA’s website for:

Webcasts, E-Books, Talking Books, Web Chats, PowerPoint Presentations, Links to Substance Abuse & Mental Health Clearinghouse, and Products page