August 31, 2020
Please share your comments regarding the Plan (see below) while we review. Thank you!
From: “OASAS.sm.Communications” <OASAS.sm.Communications@OASAS.NY.GOV>
Date: August 28, 2020 at 2:40:30 PM EDT
Subject: FYI: 2020-2021 Behavioral Health Assessment and Plan for Funding under the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) Block Grant
The Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) 2020-2021 Behavioral Health Assessment and Plan for funding under the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) Block Grant is available for review and comment. The assessment and plan outline the use of SAMHSA’s Block Grant Funds for New York State. Block grant funding is a noncompetitive, formula grant mandated by the U.S. Congress. Eligible entities must submit an annual application to demonstrate statutory and regulatory compliance in order to receive the formula-based funding.
Use the link and access codes below to review and provide comment to the 2020-2021 Behavioral Health Assessment and Plan. Please submit your comments by September 30, 2020 to Matt.Kawola@oasas.ny.gov.
To access the plan, go to: https://bgas.samhsa.gov/
Enter Username: citizenny
Enter password: citizen
For more information regarding SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Block Grant funding visit: http://www.samhsa.gov/grants/block-grants.