Opioid STR


Addressing the opioid abuse crisis within such States, used for carrying out activities that supplement activities pertaining to opioids undertaken by the State agency responsible for administering the substance abuse prevention and treatment block grant under subpart II of part B of title XIX of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300x?21 et seq.).

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
A - Formula Grants
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2016 N/A
Fiscal Year 2017 There were 57 awards made.
Fiscal Year 2018 262 awards made.
Fiscal Year 2019 It is estimated 252 awards will be made.
Fiscal Year 2020 It is estimated 143 awards will be made.
21st Century Cures Act., Title I, Section 1003, Public Law 114-255
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Beneficiary Eligibility
Not applicable.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
Award Procedure
A Notice of Award (NoA) signed by SAMHSA's Grants Management Officer is sent to the applicant agency. The NoA is the sole obligating document that allows the grantee to receive Federal funding for work on the grant project.
February 7, 2017
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 90 to 120 days.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Uses: (A) Improving State prescription drug monitoring programs. (B) Implementing prevention activities, and evaluating such activities to identify effective strategies to prevent opioid abuse. (C) Training for health care practitioners, such as best practices for prescribing opioids, pain management, recognizing potential cases of substance abuse, referral of patients to treatment programs, and overdose prevention. (D) Supporting access to health care services, including those services provided by Federally certified opioid treatment programs or other appropriate health care providers to treat substance use disorders. (E) Other public health-related activities, as the State determines appropriate, related to addressing the opioid abuse crisis within the State. Limitations: (1) notwithstanding any transfer authority in any appropriations Act, shall not be used for any purpose other than the grant program in subsection (c); and (2) shall be subject to the same requirements as substance abuse prevention and treatment programs under titles V and XIX of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 290aa et seq., 300w et seq.).
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: A State receiving a grant under subsection shall include in a report related to substance abuse submitted to the Secretary pursuant to section 1942 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300x–52), a description of— (1) the purposes for which the grant funds received by the State under such subsection for the preceding fiscal year were expended and a description of the activities of the State under the program; and (2) the ultimate recipients of amounts provided to the State in the grant.
Not applicable.
Grantee must keep complete records on the disposition of funds, and records related to the grant must be retained for 3 years.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Each annual allotment is available for obligation by the State during the fiscal year in which it was allotted. Allotments will depend on the availability of funds.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Odessa Crocker
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857 US
Phone: (240) 276-1078
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Formula Grants) FY 18$1,492,704,579.00; FY 19 est $516,302,139.00; FY 20 est $963,724,307.00; FY 17$484,491,946.00; FY 16$0.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Not applicable/available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
CFR 200/45 CFR Part 75 Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for HHS awards.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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