Cooperative Agreement to Support the Southeast (SE) Asia Regional Technology Transfer Center (TTC) for HIV and Substance Use and Mental Health
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2019 Cooperative Agreement to Support the Southeast (SE) Asia Regional Technology Transfer Center (TTC) (Short Title: SEA-TTC) for HIV and Substance Use and Mental Health. The purpose of this program is to strengthen the current work of the SEA-TTC that builds the regional capacity to address the intersection of HIV, substance use and mental health at the policy, systems, and provider level, and increases the skills and abilities of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) implementing partners in the national HIV/AIDS programs of countries in SE Asia through training, technical assistance, technology transfer, and workforce development. Training and technical assistance by an internationally-based TTC in behavioral health service provision includes integrating screening for and treatment of substance use disorders (SUDs), co-occurring substance use and mental disorders, and recovery support service programs into HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment programs, with the objective of improving patient outcomes,. The SEA-TTC will work collaboratively with other SAMHSA-funded internationally-based TTCs and the domestic TTC network in developing evidence-based technical assistance for information exchange and technology transfer.