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Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Grants

Posted by Michelle Hansen on Thu, Jul 20, 2017 @ 11:07 AM

Every day across the country a family is affected by drug dependency. According to Addiction Centers, over 20 million Americans over the age of 12 have an addiction (excluding tobacco). 100 people die every day from drug overdoses. This rate has tripled in the past 20 years.

Municipalities, first responders, health care providers, and non-profit organizations across the country are banding together to help solve this epidemic. Grant money can help address this reality. Below, find some hand-selected substance abuse prevention and treatment grant opportunities.

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U.S. Department of Justice Grant Opportunities

Posted by Michelle Hansen on Thu, Mar 23, 2017 @ 10:03 AM

We are waiting patiently for the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) grant application window to open. The package of four grant programs includes the COPS Hiring Program (CHP), the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) largest and most popular grant program. CHP funds the hiring and rehiring of entry-level career law enforcement officers, including school resource officers. The other three COPS grant programs include: Community Policing Development, Anti-Heroin Task Force, and Anti-Methamphetamine Task Force. At this time last year, the deadline for 2016 had already been announced. We are continually checking on the status of the program so check back to this blog often to find out when this prevalent program opens up.

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Topics: drug abuse intervention, grants for public safety, public safety, public safety grants, US DOJ, grant opportunity, drug abuse prevention, COPS, COPS grant, anti-drug grant, DOJ grants, mental health grants, grants for drug abuse, grants for mental health

Substance Abuse Grant Opportunities

Posted by Michelle Hansen on Tue, Jun 16, 2015 @ 20:06 PM

By the time they are seniors, almost 70% of high school students will have tried alcohol, half will have taken an illegal drug, nearly 40% will have smoked a cigarette, and more than 20% will have used a prescription drug for a nonmedical purpose, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. In adults, illicit drug use is also on the rise. In 2012 (the most recent year for which data are available), an estimated 23.9 million Americans aged 12 or older—or 9.2% of the population—had used an illicit drug or abused a psychotherapeutic medication (such as a pain reliever, stimulant, or tranquilizer) in the past month.

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