Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy
In 2011, SAMHSA launched the Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS) to promote the widespread adoption of recovery-oriented supports, services, and systems for people in recovery from substance use and/or mental health conditions.
New Funding Opportunity Under BRSS TACS Announced!
On March 25, 2014, BRSS TACS announced a new funding opportunity, the 2014 Peer Awards for Health Reform Education in Medicaid Expansion and Non-Medicaid Expansion States, Territories and Tribal Jurisdictions.
The overall purpose of the 2014 BRSS TACS Peer Awards for Health Reform Education is to educate organizations and individuals about health reform. This includes collecting and sharing information regarding effective outreach and enrollment strategies used during the first open enrollment period for state health insurance marketplaces, also known as exchanges, and identifying and disseminating effective tools and techniques to assist the newly insured maintain coverage and access treatment.
Complete Applications Must be Received by 5:00pm EST on April 25th, 2014.
Please contact Carolyn Angius at firstname.lastname@example.org or (781) 247-1711 if you would like to receive more information about the award.
Building on the accomplishments of mental health and addictions recovery movements, BRSS TACS serves individuals and communities that are vital for moving the field towards a recovery orientation including:
- People in recovery
- State, county, tribal, and city behavioral health authorities
- Policy makers
- Behavioral health providers, including peer providers
- Other health and human service providers
- Family members
BRSS TACS offers resources and opportunities to a wide audience, including, States, Territories, Tribes, direct service providers, advocates, families, and people in recovery.
- BRSS TACS Funding Opportunities
- Expert Panels
- National Symposium
- Shared Decision-Making Tools
- Technical Assistance to Mental Health Transformation Grantees
Project Overview [PDF | 118 KB]:
The goals of BRSS TACS and how they are being achieved
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) [PDF | 165 KB]:
Questions from the field about BRSS TACS
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