Projects aimed at creating comprehensive support systems for adult drug courts can apply for a share of $20 million in funding from the Justice Department and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
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Up to $382 million in Access to Recovery (ATR) grants will be awarded in FY2010 to support treatment voucher programs for individuals with alcohol and other drug problems.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will award grants of up to $50,000 to help pay the direct costs of hosting conferences to disseminate information about addiction and mental health best practices, with the goal of rapid integration of that knowledge into real-world practice.
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation will award grants to support tobacco-control programs targeting adolescents in El Paso and Hudspeth Counties in West Texas, DoÃ±a Ana and Otero Counties in Southern New Mexico, and in Ciudad JuÃ¡rez, Chihuahua, Mexico.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cannot block the importation of electronic cigarettes into the U.S. because they are not tobacco products — and thus not under the FDA’s jurisdiction — a federal judge has ruled. The Washington Post…
Augusta, ME — The Maine Substance Abuse Services Commission released the first ever Substance Abuse Services Report Card modeled after a 2006 report, Blueprint for the States: Policies to Improve the Ways States Organize and Deliver Alcohol and Drug Prevention…
The American Lung Association's annual tobacco-prevention report card cited “major strides” by the federal government in 2009 but condemned the many states that cut funding for tobacco-control programs last year.
Overruling a lower-court decision, Ohio's 10th District Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the state has the right to seize $258 million in funding designated for antismoking programs and use it for other purposes.
The International Harm Reduction Association (IHRA) will make multiple categories of awards to groups and individuals engaged in harm-reduction activities related to drug use.
New researchers interested in conducting basic or clinical research on alcohol and other drugs may apply for grants through the Support Opportunity for Addiction Research (SOAR) awards.