$15 million Grant to Address the Opioid Crisis in North Carolina

January 26th, 2017
NC Division of Mental Health Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services Submitting Application 

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) and Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) is offering the State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis Grant (short title: Opioid STR). The $1 billion program aims to address the opioid crisis by increasing access to treatment, reducing unmet treatment need, and reducing opioid overdose related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment and recovery activities for opioid use disorder (OUD) (including prescription opioids as well as illicit drugs such as heroin). State allocations for Opioid STR grants are calculated using a formula based on unmet need for opioid use disorder treatment and drug poisoning deaths.

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A Project of the Governor's Institute on Alcohol & Substance Abuse and the North Carolina Society of Addiction Medicine.
Funded wholly or in part by the federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant Fund (CFDA #93.959) as a project of the NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities & Substance Abuse Services.