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New funding opportunities from SAMHSA

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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently release information on new funding opportunities for addressing the opioid crisis and suicide prevention. Below is information provided by SAMHSA:

    Applications Available for Up to $39.5 Million in Grants To Prevent Suicide: The purpose of these cooperative agreements is to implement suicide prevention and intervention programs for individuals who are age 25 or older, that are designed to raise awareness of suicide, establish referral processes, and improve care and outcomes for such individuals who are at risk for suicide. Learn more…

    Medication-Assisted Treatment and Prescription Drugs—Opioid Addiction: Up to $28 million to five grantees to increase access of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder. MAT combines behavioral therapy and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medication. Learn more…

    First Responders: Up to $41.7 million over 4 years to approximately 30 grantees to train and provide resources for first responders and members of other key community sectors on carrying and administering an FDA-approved product for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose. Learn more…

    Improving Access to Overdose Treatment: Up to $1 million over 5 years to one grantee to expand availability to overdose reversal medications in health care settings and to establish protocols to connect patients who have experienced a drug overdose with appropriate treatment. Learn more…

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    Dana joined the iCarol team in 2013 after 12 years of direct service and administrative duties at a suicide prevention, crisis intervention, and empathetic listening helpline that also served as a 2-1-1 information and referral service. As the Communications and Social Media Manager at iCarol, you'll find her presenting Webinars, Tweeting, Blogging, Facebooking, and producing other materials that aid helplines in their work. In her spare time, Dana enjoys birdwatching, gardening, animal caregiving, and spending time with her family.

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