SAMHSA Announces $930 Million Funding Opportunity for the 2018 State Opioid Response Grants Program – Drug for nerve pain boosts high for opioid abusers. (866) 348-2889
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for the 2018 State Opioid Response Grants program through August 13, 2018. The program aims to address the opioid crisis by:
- increasing access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) using the three Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD);
- reducing unmet treatment need; and
- reducing opioid overdose related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment, and recovery activities for OUD, including prescription opioids, heroin, and illicit fentanyl and fentanyl analogs.