TTI 2024 Information Page

This year’s TTI umbrella topic holds relevance and value for all states and territories: 988 expansion and improvement and expansion of crisis services. Its five unique subtopics encourage creativity, flexibility, collaboration, and coalition-building opportunities. TTI offers funding, TA, learning opportunities, networking, and enveloping support from NASMHPD staff to help guide your team to achieve your intended outcomes and transform your systems on your timeline. Hear former recipients describe their TTI experience HERE.

For Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2024, SAMHSA will award 50 TTI awards of $250,000 to states and territories on the following five (5) topics directly related to implementing and expanding 988 and crisis services:

  1. Establishing same day/rapid access to behavioral health care for crisis prevention and follow-up care   

  2. State strategies to improve the capacity of the behavioral healthcare workforce   

  3. Improving access to supported employment for transition age youth 

  4. Crisis care and suicide prevention for high-risk populations (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, American Indian/Alaskan Native individuals, LGBTQIA+ individuals, individuals with intellectual, developmental, and physical disabilities, deaf/hard of hearing, children and adolescents, etc.)  

  5. Improving the collaboration between 911 and 988 

For any questions or concerns please contact tticontact[at]


Monthly Reports1st of each month

Please submit two versions of your monthly report: one Word document and one PDF. Remember: your PDF monthly report will serve as your invoice, so make sure it is signed.

The template can be found HERE.

Monthly CallMonthlyEach month you will meet virtually with NASMHPD’s TTI team and their subject matter experts to provide an update on your work and coordinate TA.
Snapshot ReportAugust 2024In August 2023 you will be asked to submit a brief report summarizing your work thus far.


  • TTI 2024 Consultant Overview: The TTI team created an overview of consultants that TTI 2024 recipients can work with through NASMHPD. View here.
  • TTI FY 2024 Directory:
    Fiscal Year (FY) 2024: Transformation Transfer Initiative Directory


NASMHPD hosts virtual information exchanges for TTI participants and their partners.

  • CCCL Information Exchange: 
    • Promoting Equity through Housing Justice: Watch here.
    • Effective DEIB Planning and Unwhite Leadership: Watch here.
      • View the accompanying document, "Co-Creating Effective Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) Plans", here.
  • Workforce Development Learning Community
    Led by NASMHPD's Senior Behavioral Health Advisor, Wendy Morris
    • Tennessee's Family Support Specialists presented by Keri Virgo: Watch here. 
    • Pennsylvania's Crisis Intervention Worker Certification presented by Jenna Mehnert Baker: Watch here.
    • Recruitment and Retention Learning Collaboratives in Behavioral Health presented by Michael Hoge and Manuel Paris: Watch here.
    • Georgia's Certified Peer Specialists: An Integral Part of the Behavioral Health Workforce presented by Dana McCrary: Watch here.
    • Community-Based Trauma-Informed Healing presented by Neelley Hicks: Watch here.
      • View the accompanying document, "Expanding Trauma and Mental Health Services through Congregations", here.

Other Materials