On behalf of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, please find attached a new resource on naloxone: “First Responders Can Safely Administer Naloxone during the COVID-19 Pandemic,” as well as a list of announcements that may be of interest to your communities.
- COVID-19 Resources for Addressing Substance Use in Rural Communities
- Dept. of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Addressing Substance Use Disorders In America’s Jails: Clinical Guidelines For Withdrawal Management – DOJ-BJA in partnership with the National Institute of Corrections (NIC), seeks support in the development of evidence-based clinical guidelines and protocols that will help jail administrators, correctional officers, and jail-based clinicians identify and safely manage substance withdrawal in jail-based settings. Closing date: October 28, 2020.
- Combating Opioid Overdose Through Community-level Intervention – The University of Baltimore’s Center for Drug Policy and Prevention (CDPP) invites sub-award applications for the Combating Opioid Overdose Through Community-level Intervention Initiative (COOCLI) Initiative, funded by the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP, CFDA=95.007). Sub-recipients must focus on opioid-involved overdoses or overdoses involving stimulants in the regions of the United States with the highest rates of fatal and non-fatal overdoses. Closing date: November 2, 2020
- Appalachian Investments Supporting Partnerships In Recovery Ecosystems (INSPIRE) Initiative – provides funding to assist in moving individuals from substance abuse treatment to recovery to employment, with a focus on support services that enable and support individual successful entry or reentry into the workforce. Closing date: Letter of Intent (Required)- Oct 16, 2020 Application – Nov 13, 2020
Jennifer A. Hobin, PhD
Office of Science Policy and Communications
National Institute on Drug Abuse