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First Responders - Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Cooperative Agreement

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
Jul 31, 2017
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:

Tonia F. Gray, MPH
240.276.2492
tonia.gray@samhsa.hhs.gov

Kameisha Bennett, MA
240.276.2586
kameisha.bennett@samhsa.hhs.gov

For grants management or budget questions:
Eileen Bermudez
240.276.1412
FOACSAP@samhsa.hhs.gov

Purpose

Grants to allow first responders and members of other key community sectors to administer a drug or device approved or cleared under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose.

Grant funds should be used to support the following activities:

  1. Make a drug or device approved or cleared under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose available to be carried and administered by first responders and members of other key community sectors
  2. Train and provide resources for first responders and members of other key community sectors on carrying and administering an approved drug or device
  3. Establish processes, protocols, and mechanisms for referral to appropriate treatment and recovery communities, which may include an outreach coordinator or team to connect individuals receiving opioid overdose reversal drugs to follow-up services
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • States
  • American Indian/Alaska Native tribes
  • Tribal organizations
  • Consortia of tribes or tribal organizations
  • Local governmental entities including, but not limited to, municipal corporations, counties, cities, boroughs, incorporated towns, and townships
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling based on applicant type:

  • States - $800,000 per year
  • Local government entities - $500,000 per year
  • Tribes and tribal organizations - $250,000 per year
Project period: Up to 4 years
Expected number of awards: 30
Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available through grants.gov.

Tagged as
Emergency medical services · Illicit drug use · Prescription drug abuse · Substance abuse



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