FY 2019 Integrated Behavioral Health Services (IBHS) Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance (HRSA-19-100)

IBHS Supplemental Fund

Access the Instructions

HRSA Electronic Handbooks (EHBs) application module access was emailed to eligible organizations on April 5, 2019

Watch the presentation for applicants HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer

Presentation slides (PDF - 1.6 MB)

IBHS was released before the presented announcement date. All other dates remain correct.

Question and Answer Sessions for Applicants

Watch the first session HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer

Attend an upcoming session:

April 29, 2019, 12:00–1:30 p.m. ET
888-233-9404; Participant passcode: 5874407
Attend Session Online HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer


The fiscal year (FY) 2019 Integrated Behavioral Health Services (IBHS) funding opportunity is a non-competitive supplement for organizations currently receiving Health Center Program operational grant (H80) funding. IBHS funding will help health centers increase access to high quality, integrated behavioral health services, including the prevention or treatment of mental health conditions and/or substance use disorders (SUDs), including opioid use disorder.

Applicants must propose to:

  • Add at least 0.5 SUD and/or mental health service personnel full-time equivalent (contracted and/or direct hire) within 8 months of award to support expanded services; and
  • Increase new and/or existing patients receiving SUD and/or mental health services, as reported in the 2020 Uniform Data System (UDS) report.

Applications must be completed and successfully submitted in EHBs by May 13, 2019 (5:00 p.m. ET).

Application Development Resources

Presentation for Applicants

This recorded presentation HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer introduces applicants to IBHS, including details on requirements and application processes. All applicants are strongly encouraged to read the instructions, then view this recording, before developing their application.

IBHS was released before the presented announcement date. All other dates remain correct.

Live Question and Answer Sessions

Applicants may participate in two live question and answer sessions. Dial-in information is available at the top of this web page. Recordings will be posted approximately 7 days following each session. Applicants are strongly encouraged to view the Presentation for Applicants HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer prior to participating.

SUD-MH Inbox

Email additional questions to the IBHS technical assistance team. For timely and accurate responses, include “IBHS” in your email subject line and your H80 grant number in the message body. HRSA strives to respond to inquiries within 2 to 3 business days.

Resource Documents

Application Components

The application is completed entirely within the EHBs. Examples for some components are provided for planning purposes.

Behavioral Health Resources

Date Last Reviewed:  April 2019


Proposal and Submission Information
Contact the IBHS Technical Assistance Team

Business, Administrative, and Fiscal Questions
Contact Mona Thompson

HRSA Electronic Handbooks Support
Health Center Program Support
877-464-4772 (select option 2) or complete the BPHC Contact Form HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer