Agency Grants Boost Treatment for New Moms

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Admin

Agency: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (HHS); Program: Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016, State Pilot Grant Program for Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women (Short Title: PPW-PLT) (CFDA Number: 93.243) (Funding Opportunity Number: TI-17-016); Eligibility: Single State Agencies for Substance Abuse; Funding: $3.3 million for three awards (no match required); Deadline: July 3.

Summary: The program supports the expansion of comprehensive treatment, prevention and recovery support services for women and their children. It is designed to enhance flexibility to: 1) support family-based services for pregnant and postpartum women with a primary diagnosis of a substance use disorder, including opioid disorders; 2) help state substance abuse agencies address the continuum of care; and 3) promote a coordinated, effective and efficient state system. Specifically, SAMHSA seeks to: 1) reduce the abuse of alcohol and other drugs; 2) increase engagement in treatment services; 3) increase retention in the appropriate level and duration of services; and 4) increase access to the use of approved medications

Info: https://goo.gl/1ZBdeY (NOFA); Eileen Bermudez, e-mail, FOACSAT@samhsa.hhs.gov; or phone, 240/276-1412.

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