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Grants to Prevent Prescription Drug/Opioid Overdose-Related Deaths

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.243
Sponsor
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Deadlines
May 31, 2016
Contact

For program issues:
Tonia F. Gray
240.276.2492
tonia.gray@samhsa.hhs.gov

For grants management and budget issues:
Eileen Bermudez
240.276.1412
foacsat@samhsa.hhs.gov

Purpose

The Grants to Prevent Prescription Drug/Opioid Overdose-Related Deaths program provides funding to states, U.S. territories, and the Red Lake Band of Chippewa that receive the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant to reduce the number of prescription drug and opioid overdose-related deaths and adverse events among individuals 18 years of age and older. Required program activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Completion of a needs assessment of the prescription drug and opioid overdose issue in the state to identification of the areas and populations of greatest need to select communities of high need on which to focus prevention activities
  • Training first responders and other key community sectors on the prevention of prescription drug/opioid overdose-related deaths
  • Implementing secondary prevention strategies, including the purchase and distribution of naloxone to first responders
  • Collaboration and coordination of funding streams related to the prevention of prescription drug and opioid overdose-related deaths, including coordinating with any HRSA Rural Opioid Overdose Reversal grants awarded to communities served by the grantee
Eligibility

Eligibility is limited to state governments, including the District of Columbia, U.S. territories, Pacific jurisdictions, and the Red Lake Band of the Chippewa, that receive the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SABG). The agency in the state that manages the 20% prevention set-aside of the SABG and has completed a comprehensive substance abuse prevention strategic plan is the only entity that may apply.

Geographic coverage
Eligibility is limited to states, U.S. territories, pacific jurisdictions, and tribal entities that receive the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block grants.
Amount of funding

Estimated award amount: $1,000,000 per year for up to 5 years
Estimated total funding: $11,000,000
Anticipated Number of Awards: 11

Application process

The application instructions and materials are available on the program website. Completed applications must be submitted via grants.gov.

Tagged as
Mortality · Prescription drug abuse · Substance abuse



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