SAMHSA Announces SUD Treatment Grant Opportunity

The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently announced a grant opportunity available to local health agencies for the 2019 Minority AIDS Initiative – Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations at High Risk for HIV/AIDS (MAI-High Risk Populations). The purpose of this program is to increase engagement in care for racial and ethnic minority individuals with substance use disorders (SUD) and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders (COD) who are at risk for HIV or are HIV-positive that receive HIV services/treatment.

The anticipated award amount is $500,000 per year up to five years. Applications for funding are due on April 22, 2019. Additional information about the funding opportunity is available here.