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SAMHSA Bulletin

Date: 3/6/2014 10:50 AM
Media Contact: SAMHSA Press Office
Telephone: 240-276-2130

SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $3 million in funding for a Provider’s Clinical Support System for the appropriate use of opioids in the treatment of pain and opioid-related addiction grant

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for fiscal year 2014 Provider’s Clinical Support System for the Appropriate Use of Opioids in the Treatment of Pain and Opioid-related Addiction (PCSS-Opioids) grant. The purpose of this grant is to develop a free national mentoring network that will provide clinical support (e.g. clinical updates, consultations, evidence-based outcomes, and training) to physicians, dentists, and other medical professionals on how to best use opioids to treat chronic pain and opioid-related addiction.

SAMHSA expects that a grant of up to $1 million per year for up to three years will be provided to one grantee. The actual award amount may vary, depending on the availability of funds.

WHO CAN APPLY: The American Society of Addiction Medicine, the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, the American Medical Association, the American Osteopathic Association, the American Psychiatric Association, and the American Dental Association. See Section III-1 of the Request for Applications (RFA) for complete eligibility information.

HOW TO APPLY:You must go to both and the SAMHSA website to download the required documents you will need to apply for this SAMHSA grant.

Applicants must apply online through . Please refer to Appendix B, “Guidance for Electronic Submission of Applications” of this RFA for more information.

APPLICATION DUE DATE: April 23, 2014 at 11:59PM (Eastern Time). Applications must be received by the due date and time to be considered for review. Please review carefully Section IV-2 of the application announcement for submission requirements.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Applicants with questions about program issues should contact Anthony Campbell at (240)-276-2702 or . For questions on grants management and budget issues contact Eileen Bermudez at (240)-276-1412 or .

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

Last updated: 3/6/2014 11:55 AM

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