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Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Behavioral Health Care Support

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.912
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Apr 20, 2022

For programmatic or technical questions:
Mebrat Tekle

For grants management or budget questions:
Marie Mehaffey


The Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Behavioral Health Care Support (RCORP-BHS) Program will provide funding to improve access to and quality of substance use disorder (SUD) and other behavioral healthcare services in rural communities including utilization of prevention, treatment, and recovery services to improve the care for those affected by behavioral health conditions.

Activities will include:

  • Address structural and systems level barriers to improve rural access to quality, integrated SUD, and other behavioral healthcare services
  • Improve the quality and sustainability of rural behavioral healthcare services through supporting rural healthcare providers to offer coordinated, evidence-based, trauma-informed SUD and other behavioral healthcare services
  • Improve the capacity of the behavioral healthcare system to address rural community risk factors and social determinants of health that affect the behavioral health of rural residents

The target population includes:

  • Individuals at risk for SUD/OUD and/or co-occurring mental disorders
  • Individuals diagnosed with SUD/OUD and/or co-occurring mental disorders
  • Individuals in treatment and/or recovery for SUD/OUD and/or other co-occurring mental disorders
  • Families and caregivers
  • Impacted community members who live in the rural target service area

Eligible applicants are domestic public, private, nonprofit, and for-profit entities including faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, federally recognized tribes, tribal organizations, state governments, and private institutions of higher education.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $500,000 per year
Project period: 4 years
Estimated number of awards: 26
Estimated total program funding: $13,000,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Applicant webinar recording

Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health · Families · Healthcare quality · Illicit drug use · Informal caregivers · Mental health · Prescription drug misuse · Substance use and misuse · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

Resources (1)

  • RCORP - Behavioral Healthcare Support Grantee Directory: 2022 Cohort, 03/2023, view details

Organizations (3)

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