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Preventing Youth Overdose: Treatment, Recovery, Education, Awareness, and Training

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.243
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jun 27, 2023

For program and eligibility questions:
Arianna Douglas

For fiscal and budget questions:

For grant review process and application status questions contact:
Gabriela Porter


This program (Short Title: PYO TREAT) provides grants to increase services across the spectrum of prevention, treatment, and recovery for youth and young adults with, or at risk for, opioid use disorder (OUD) and/or co-occurring disorders (CODs) by supporting local efforts to raise awareness about fentanyl, improve access to medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD), and to support youth with their treatment and recovery.

Required activities:

  • Develop and implement community awareness activities around fentanyl, emerging drugs, and drugs of interest/prevalence in the community
  • Increase access to and provide services that improve access for youth, particularly underrepresented groups to MOUD including:
    • Opioid treatment and withdrawal management services
    • Initial and periodic patient screening and assessments
    • Individualized treatment planning, overdose reversal education and naloxone distribution, and relapse prevention counseling and recovery support services
    • Counseling and recovery support services and coordination of care for all substance use disorders (SUDs)
    • In-house pharmacy or a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)/Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with an external pharmacy to dispense MOUD
    • In-house or external physician or licensed prescriber MOUD prevention and treatment services
    • Groups that educate the population of focus and their families/caregivers to increase awareness of illness, MOUD, and other SUD treatment and recovery supports
    • Wraparound services that can address barriers to care, such as transportation, access to healthcare, family counseling, educational services, vocational services, housing assistance, financial counseling, and assistance with legal issues
    • Treatment based services such as peer support, infectious disease care, and/or harm reduction services
    • Care coordination across other service delivery providers or systems such as mental health, justice, child welfare, and schools
    • Activities that build connectedness/protective factors to bring youth together around health promotion, information-sharing, outreach, advocacy, and peer-to-peer education
  • Provide education and training activities for families and school personnel to improve their understanding of OUD and MOUD for youth
  • Provide opportunities for accredited clinician education and training on safe and effective prescribing of MOUD for youth
  • Partner with other providers for service delivery and with stakeholders serving the population of focus, including those working with underserved and diverse populations

Eligible applicants are domestic public and private nonprofit entities, including:

  • A local-level public board, agency, or institution that performs an administrative or service function for a group of public high schools and is seeking to establish or expand substance use treatment, prevention, and recovery support services at one or more of those schools
  • A state educational agency, such as a state board of education or similar state-level body primarily responsible for the supervision of public elementary and secondary schools
  • A higher education institution (or consortia of such institutions)
  • A local workforce development board or one-stop operator
  • A nonprofit organization with appropriate expertise in providing services or programs for children, adolescents, or young adults, excluding a school
  • A state or political subdivision of a state
  • A high school or dormitory serving high school students that receives funding from the Bureau of Indian Education
  • Federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes, tribal organizations, urban Indian organizations, and consortia of tribes or tribal organizations

Consideration is being given to prioritizing funding for tribal, urban, suburban, and/or rural populations.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $450,000 per year
Project period: Up to 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 4
Estimated total program funding: $1,900,000

Application process

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

Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health · Care coordination · Children and youth · Culture and cultural competency · Families · Health workforce education and training · Human services · Informal caregivers · Mental health · Stigma · Substance use and misuse · Trauma-informed care

Organizations (2)

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, view details
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, view details

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