June 26, 2005

NIMH Outreach Program

This program from the NIMH (the USA's National Institute of Mental Health) looks like it could be of value to groups looking to help the mentally ill and people with substance abuse challenges. Apply now with a letter of intent because the due date is July 5th (this week), 2005. Thanks to Doe for finding this program.

NIMH Outreach Partnership Program Seeks Proposals

NIMH invites proposals for outreach partners from organizations with statewide outreach that focus on mental health or substance abuse disorders from the District of Columbia and the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming. Each NIMH Outreach Partner will receive a $7,500 annual stipend (dispersed in two equal payments of $3,750 every 6 months).

The NIMH Outreach Partnership Program is a nationwide educational outreach initiative of NIMH, with support from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), and in cooperation with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS). The program enlists organizations in every state and the District of Columbia to facilitate and increase the utilization of science-based information in their respective states.

Eligibility requirements are as follows:
- Charitable non-profit organization with evidence of tax exempt status [501(c)(3)]
- Capacity for statewide outreach and located in one of the 24 states listed above or the District of Columbia
- Regular access to the internet and email (at least every two weeks)
- An organization Web site

How to Apply
- Submit a letter of intent on or before July 5, 2005 (form on Website noted below)
- Submit a proposal by September 6, 2005

The Solicitation for Proposals (includes the letter of intent) is located on the Program's Web site at:

Questions about this Solicitation for Proposals should be sent to: partnerssfpnimh@mail.nih.gov by July 15, 2005 and responses will be posted at http://www.nimh.nih.gov/outreach/partners/solicitation.cfm from August 1, 2005 until September 6, 2005. Should this solicitation be amended, the amendments will be posted on the Program's Web site noted above by August 15, 2005.


My daughter was diagnosed with
this illnes, therefore her children were taken away to their fathers. She was on zypresa, felt better stopped taking it I tried to force her to take her pill, she called the police around december 2005,I could not put her back in the hospital. Now she is dissapeard, i am worried and suffering, the police said she is an adult and can leave. Ignoring the fact that she needed help. I need guidance in order to find her and help her. my number is 703-430-2455. thank you.

Posted by: Nelly Colon at May 12, 2006 09:59 PM

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