SAMHSA’s Requirements for Single State Agency (SSA) Grant Coordination

In order to meet federal SAMHSA’s requirements for Single State Agency (SSA) grant coordination, other eligible entities should submit their Public Health System Impact Statements (PHSIS) to the Maine DHHS Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHS) for comment. Other eligible entities that are applying for SAMSHA grant funding and required to submit a PHSIS statement to SAMHS for comment must outline:

  • What grant they are applying for;
  • The title of their project;
  • Their project’s intent, as well as a short summary of the project;
  • The name and address of their SAMSHA grant reviewer;
  • A 60 day notification for comments to the SAMSHA grant reviewer;
  • And a copy of the application face page (SF 424).

The PHSIS can be submitted via email to SAMHS’ Federal Grants Coordinator at: Tara.M.Pelotte@Maine.gov

In lieu of online submissions, please direct your eligible entity’s hard copy PHSIS with all the above mentioned requirements to the address below:

c/o SAMHS’ Federal Grants Coordinator
State House Station #11
41 Anthony Avenue
Augusta, ME 04333

***Please note that in most cases, eligible entity applicants are federally required to notify SAMHS within 30 days of receipt of any grant award.***

SAMHS Grants

The Maine Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHS) is seeking input and comment from community stakeholders to guide SAMHS in preparing Maine’s applications to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA). Maine’s applications include:

  • DRAFT UNIFORM APPLICATION FY 2018/2019 - STATE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH ASSESSMENT AND PLAN and SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT BLOCK GRANT
  • Maine UNIFORM APPLICATION FY 2018/2019 - STATE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH ASSESSMENT AND PLAN COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES BLOCK GRANT OMB - Approved 06/12/2015 - Expires 09/30/2020 (generated on 07/11/2017 2.25.39 PM) Center for Mental Health Services Division of State and Community Systems Development
  • FY 17 PROJECTS FOR ASSISTANCE IN TRANSITION FROM HOMELESSNESS (PATH).
  • FY 16/17 MHBG AND SAPBG and the FY 16 PATH

Applications are posted as a reference to review previous plans, to comment and recommend changes going forward in the new applications.

FY 2018-2019 DRAFT Grant Application Community Mental Health Services Block Grant (MHBG) Plan and Report and Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SABG) Plan and Report (PDF)

Mental Health Block Grant and Related Documents

FY 2018/2019

FY 2016/2017

Maine Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) Grant

FY 2017
FY 2016/2017

Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant and Related Documents

FY 2018/2019

FY 2016/2017