Current Grants


Primary Goal

Funding Period

American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Supplemental Block Grant

To address the effects of the COVID -19 pandemic for Americans with mental illness and substance use disorders. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and exacerbated severe and pervasive health and social inequities in America, including the critical importance of supporting people with mental illness and substance use disorders.

9/1/2021 - 9/30/2025

Arizona Emergency COVID-19 Project

To address the needs of individuals with serious mental illness, individuals with substance use disorders, and/or individuals with co-occurring serious mental illness and substance use disorders. The program also focuses on meeting the needs of individuals with mental disorders that are less severe than serious mental illness, including those in the healthcare profession.

04/20/2020 – 05/31/2023

Behavioral Health Services Information System (BHSIS)

Funding for data collections involving facility-level data systems including the Inventory of Behavioral Health Services


Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA)

To assist in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic

03/15/2021 - 03/14/2023

COVID-19 Emergency Response for Suicide Prevention

To reduce the rate of suicides and domestic violence in Pima County.

07/31/2020 - 11/30/2021

COVID-19 Testing and Mitigation

To provide resources and flexibility for states to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency and ensure the continuity of services to support individuals connected to the behavioral health system.

09/01/2021 – 09/30/2025

Crisis Counseling Immediate Services Program (ISP)

To increase the availability of individual and group crisis counseling services to all Arizonans, with a special focus on healthcare workers, youth, families, those 65 and older, and tribal communities.

04/30/2020 - 06/29/2020

Drug and
Alcohol Services Information System (DASIS)

Cooperative program between SAMHSA and Arizona to collect and compile a range of substance abuse services information.


Mental Health Block Grant (MHBG)

The MHBG program provides funds and technical assistance from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) to AHCCCS to use the funds to plan, implements, and evaluate activities that support and treat adults with serious mental illnesses, children with serious emotional disturbances, and individuals with early serious mental illness including psychosis in Arizona.

10/01/2020 – 09/30/2022

State Opioid Response II (SOR II)

The overarching goal of the project is to increase access to OUD treatment, coordinated and integrated care, recovery support services and prevention activities to reduce the prevalence of OUDs, stimulant use disorders, and opioid-related overdose deaths.

09/30/2020 – 09/29/2022

Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH)

Reduce and eliminate homelessness for individuals with a Serious Mental Illness (SMI) or co-occurring substance abuse disorders

07/01/2021 – 06/30/2022

Regular Services Program

The Regular Services Program (RSP) provides funding for ongoing counseling services and support for up to nine months in response to a presidential disaster declaration. While the Immediate Services Program (ISP) gets services implemented quickly for the immediate need after the disaster, the RSP sustains the services for up to 9 additional months.

09/03/2020 - 06/02/2021

State Pilot Grant Program for Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women (PPW-PLT)

The purpose of the program is to enhance flexibility in the use of funds designed to: 1) support family-based services for pregnant and postpartum women with a primary diagnosis of a substance use disorder, including opioid use disorders; 2) help state substance abuse agencies address the continuum of care, including services provided to pregnant and postpartum women in nonresidential-based settings; and 3) promote a coordinated, effective and efficient state system managed by state substance abuse agencies by encouraging new approaches and models of service delivery.

08/31/2020 - 08/30/2023

Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SABG)

The SABG program provides funds and technical assistance from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) to AHCCCS to use the funds to plan, implement, and evaluate activities that prevent and treat substance use and promote public health in Arizona.