HHS distributes $47.8 million in grant funding for programs expanding access to medications for opioid use disorder

July 21, 2023
Addressing other facets of overdose and substance use.

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through its Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), is announcing awards in five grant programs devoted to combating multiple facets of substance misuse and the nation’s overdose epidemic. The grant awards total up to $47.8 million.

The five grant programs are:

  • Medication-Assisted Treatment-Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction (MAT-PDOA) Grant Program
  • Emergency Department Alternatives to Opioids Demonstration Program
  • Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Act (STOP Act) program
  • Adult Reentry Program
  • And the State Pilot Grant Program for Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women

HHS release