Deadline: July 31, 2017

The Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative seeks to demonstrate the effectiveness of collaborations with academic research centers, prevention research centers, teaching hospitals, and Native American Tribes and Tribal organizations to reduce significant health disparities impacting minorities and disadvantaged populations through the implementation of evidence-based strategies. The program seeks to serve residents in counties disproportionately impacted by the opioid epidemic; reduce the impact of serious mental illness and improve screening for serious mental illness at the primary care level for children, adolescents and/or adults; and reduce obesity prevalence and disparities in weight status among disadvantaged children and adolescents.

Grants awarded in amounts of $300,000 t0 $350,000.

Please Note: The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools (CHHCS) does not administer this funding opportunity.

Please contact the Department of Health and Human Services for more information and to apply for this funding.

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