HHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Medication Assisted Treatment
The Medication Assisted Treatment – Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction (“MAT-PDOA”) program provides funding to expand or enhance access to medications for opioid use disorder (“MOUD”).
Required activities include:
- Provide MOUD with at least one of the FDA-approved medications in combination with comprehensive psychosocial services, counseling, behavioral therapies, recovery support services (RSS), and other clinically appropriate services.
- Conduct clinical assessment to establish the diagnosis and severity level of OUD based on DSM-5 diagnostic criteria and with information necessary to identify a recommended level of care and develop an individualized treatment and recovery plan using a shared decision-making approach.
- Check the state, county, or local Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (“PDMP”), where available, for each new patient admission in compliance with any relevant state rules or regulations.
- Conduct screening and assessment for co-occurring substance use and mental disorders and develop a plan to either deliver or coordinate any services determined to be necessary to address any identified co-occurring disorders.
- Develop and implement outreach and engagement strategies to increase access to MOUD and related services for diverse populations with OUD.
- Ensure all applicable practitioners working on the project obtain any federal, state, or other required training on substance use disorders and/or opioid use disorder for the prescribing of buprenorphine.
- Build funding mechanisms and service delivery models with rural and resource-limited counties and municipalities.
- Use telehealth services, or other innovative interventions, to reach, engage, and retain patients in treatment.
- Provide or develop formal partnerships to provide RSS, including peer recovery support services and culturally specific organizations, designed to improve access to and retention in care with MOUD and facilitate long-term recovery.
- Provide harm reduction services on site, either singularly or in collaboration with a community-based harm reduction organization.
Eligible applicants include:
- Political subdivisions of states.
- Indian tribes.
- Tribal organizations.
- Health facilities.
- Programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service.
- Other public and private nonprofit entities.
Award Ceiling: Up to $750,000 per year.
Project Period: Up to 5 years.
Estimated Number of Awards: 24.
Estimated total program funding: Up to $18,200,000
At least $9,500,000 is set aside for up to 13 awards to American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes/tribal organizations.
Deadline for funding is: March 7, 2023.
Eligible entities should take the following steps to access funding: apply on www.Grants.gov
For more information, contact Fred Bamfo
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Full Announcement: https://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/ti-23-001.
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