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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) today announced the availability of new funding to combat the prescription opioid and heroin crisis. The funds, made available through the State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis Grants, will provide up to $970 million to states and territories over the next two years, beginning in fiscal year 2017.
Applications for the funds are due from the States and territories by February 17, 2017. For detailed information on how to apply for the grant please go to: http://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/ti-17-014
For further information about SAMHSA and its programs to address the opioid epidemic please go to: http://www.samhsa.gov/medication-assisted-treatment/about
For more information, contact the SAMHSA Press Office at 240-276-2130.