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Michael Petruzzelli

, National Council for Behavioral Health

National Council Hosts CCBHC Webinar, Releases State Planning Grant Toolkit

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As you may have heard recently, the implementation of the Excellence in Mental Health Act has begun and the clock is ticking for states to apply for planning grant funds by the August 5 deadline. In a continued effort to support states preparing to apply to become Certified Community Behavioral health Clinics (CCBHCs), the National Council, this week, hosted a CCBHC webinar and released its State Planning Grant Toolkit.

The State Planning Grant Toolkit is a one-stop-shop for those preparing to apply for planning grants and includes the resources needed for a successful application.

The toolkit includes:

Missed the CCBHC webinar? Download the slides here and listen to a recording here.

Want more on the Excellence Act? SAMHSA hosted two pre-application webinars on June 8th (Part 1 – view recording) and June 10th (Part 2 – view recording).

The National Council is ready to be a resource to you at any stage of the application process. Please don’t hesitate to contact Chuck IngogliaNina Marshall or Rebecca Farley on our staff with questions about the Excellence Act, advice on how to craft your planning grant application, tips on assessing your organization’s readiness to participate, and much more.