Community Mental Health Services Block Grant
SAMHSA provides funding to states for prevention, early intervention, treatment and resiliency and/or recovery supports to children and youth experiencing serious emotional disturbance and adults living with a serious mental illness. These funds are intended to provide states with the flexibility to design and implement activities and services to address the complex needs of children, youth, adults, families and communities impacted by mental illness.
North Carolina State Opioid Response
This SAMHSA grant provides additional funds to address the opioid crisis by increasing access to medication-assisted treatment using the three FDA-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder, reducing unmet treatment need and reducing opioid overdose related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment and recovery activities for opioid use disorder (OUD) (including prescription opioids, heroin, and illicit fentanyl and fentanyl analogs). These grants were awarded to all states and territories via formula for the period of September 30, 2018 through September 29, 2020.
SAMHSA requires that grant-funded staff at provider agencies collect client level data using the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) tool at intake/baseline, six months post intake and at discharge. Please use the following links for additional information on how to administer the GPRA.
- SAMHSA’s page on the GPRA
- GPRA Training and Job Aides
NC State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis Grant
This SAMHSA grant allows North Carolina to serve a greater number of individuals experiencing opioid use disorders AND expand the number of medication-assisted treatment and opioid use disorder treatment providers into the future. In addition to these treatment services, funding will be available for prevention, education and outreach, screening/triage/referral, recovery supports, and provider education and development.
Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant
SAMHSA provides funding for prevention, early intervention, treatment and recovery supports to individuals at risk for or with a substance use disorder. These funds are intended to provide states with the flexibility to design and implement activities and services to address the complex needs of individuals, families and communities impacted by substance use disorders and associated problems.
Request Naloxone for your Organization Here
The NC State Opioid Response federal grant pays for naloxone that is distributed for free across the state.