Programs that expand access to addiction treatment and related services for criminal offenders reentering society from jails and prisons may apply for grants of up to $400,000 from the Offender Reentry Program.
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Programs have just over a month to apply for a share of $363 million in FY2010 AmeriCorps state and national grants.
Up to 27 grants will be awarded this year to expand treatment capacity in juvenile treatment drug courts, according to a new announcement from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
A new report says that states have largely squandered the funding from the 1998 nationwide tobacco settlement and have cut rather than increased funding for smoking prevention despite the billions received via the settlement.
The tobacco industry and more than 40 states will face off in an arbitration hearing early next year over the industry's contention that it has paid too much money via the 1998 nationwide tobacco settlement.
The Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing is calling on lawmakers to give judges more leeway in sentencing drug offenders, ease penalties for cocaine possession and amend the state’s Drug-Free School Zones law, the Delaware County Daily Times reported Dec. 7. The…
After allocating billions of dollars over the past few decades to eradicate drug crops and fund other interdiction efforts in Latin America, Congress is considering a policy review to “take a fresh look at our counternarcotics efforts here at home and throughout the Americas,” according to Rep. Elliot Engel (D-N.Y.).
Tom McLellan, deputy director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and a leading addiction researcher, knows the tragedy of alcohol and other drug problems firsthand: a deep family history of addiction includes a son who overdosed last year at age 30, another son who is in recovery, and a wife who is recovering from a cocaine addiction.
Peer-to-peer addiction recovery programs may apply for $8.8 million in grants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Projects that foster positive intellectual and emotional development and prevent violence and related health-risking social behaviors such as substance abuse, physical aggression, and delinquency in young men ages 14 to 24 may apply for funding via the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's (RWJF) 2010 New Jersey Health Initiatives Program.