CMHC Program awarded $283k grant to help fight NH opiate epidemic.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program: The Applied Psychology Department learned that the CMHC program was awarded the Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Grant (through the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES) for $283,306. The CMHC Program was 1 of only 9 awards made nationally.  The specific focus is on substance abuse/misuse, particularly related to the opiate epidemic experienced across the state, and the funding will provide resources to support clinical training SA for students and professionals.  Melissa Chickering, Director of Practica & Internships, Dr. Barb Andrews, and Dr. Devona Stalnaker-Shofner will be leading the charge on this initiative.

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