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Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP) Site Activation

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.

Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jun 27, 2024

The Health Resources and Service Administration provides assistance for approved substance use disorder (SUD) treatment facilities in recruiting and retaining qualified SUD professionals to provide direct treatment and recovery support services to patients with or in recovery from SUD. Professionals in eligible STAR LRP disciplines at an approved site are eligible to apply to the STAR Loan Repayment Program, which is open to a broader range of SUD treatment and recovery clinicians and paraprofessionals than other Health Resources and Services Administration loan repayment programs.


Sites must meet one of the following criteria to be eligible:

A complete listing of approved facility types is available on the program website.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

There is no cost for the assistance provided.

Application process

Application guidance and a link to the online application process are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Clinics · Critical Access Hospitals · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Healthcare facilities · Hospitals · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Rural Health Clinics · Substance use and misuse

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