Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Implementation
The Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy released the Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Implementation. Applications must be submitted by April 24, 2020.
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) plans to award approximately 89 grants to rural communities as part of this funding opportunity.
Successful RCORP-Implementation award recipients will receive $1 million for a three-year period of performance to enhance and expand substance use disorder (SUD), including opioid use disorder (OUD), service delivery in high-risk rural communities. Award recipients will implement a set of core SUD/OUD prevention, treatment, and recovery activities that align with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Five-Point Strategy to Combat the Opioid Crisis.