Funding Opportunity: Rural Opioid Response (HRSA-19-081)
From HRSA's SPNS Listserv - HRSA's Office of Rural Health Programs recently released a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for a second round of the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program- Planning (RCORP-Planning)(HRSA-19-081). The purpose of RCORP-Planning is to support planning for treatment and prevention services related to substance use disorders, including opioid use disorder (OUD), with a focus on rural counties at the highest risk for substance use disorder prevalence.
RCORP-Planning will support one (1) year of planning funding. The program is part of a multi-year opioid-focused effort by HRSA that will include: improving access to and recruitment of new substance use disorder providers, building sustainable treatment resources, increasing the use of telehealth, establishing cross-sector community partnerships, implementing new models of care (including integrated behavioral health), and providing technical assistance.
Applications are due January 15, 2019. Learn more.