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Opioid Resource Grant Program

Sponsor
The AmerisourceBergen Foundation
Deadlines
Jul 31, 2018
Purpose

The AmerisourceBergen Foundation Opioid Resource Grant Program provides funding for innovative and constructive projects that address education, prevention, and/or the safe disposal of opioids.

Education initiatives may address a wide spectrum of needs. Priority will be given to the effective dissemination of the following topics:

  • Provider education about appropriate opioid prescribing
  • Patient education about the risks and effects of prescription opioids and what to do if they have concerns about addiction
  • Public education, especially aimed at rural communities
  • Training to reduce youth risk factors, such as delinquency, and boost protective factors, such as decision-making skills for problem solving and resisting peer pressure
  • Addiction as a childhood onset condition
  • Preventing teens from initiating problematic opioid use in the first place
  • Advising parents of teens to lock up prescription opioid medications and dispose of old pills
  • How youth can effectively cope when living with adults with addiction
Eligibility

Eligible applicants are nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, or coalitions.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Grant amounts will depend on the needs of each grantee, up to $100,000 per grant. It is expected that the average grant size will be between $50,000 - $75,000.

Application process

A link to application instructions is available on the program website.

Letters of Intent will be accepted by email (abcfoundation@amerisourcebergen.com) through July 31, 2018. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal.

Tagged as
Children and youth · Families · Illicit drug use · Prescription drug abuse



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