First Responders – Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act

Federal Funding Agency:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Applicant Eligibility:

States, local governmental entities, and American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes and tribal organizations.

Due Date:

April 15, 2024

Funding Amount:

Up to $800,000

Agency Solicitation:

The purpose of this program is to provide resources to support first responders and members of other key community sectors on training, administering, and distributing naloxone and other Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved overdose reversal medications or devices. Recipients will be expected to establish processes, protocols, and mechanisms for warm hand-off referrals to appropriate treatment, recovery, harm reduction, and other psychosocial resource support services. Recipients will also provide safety education around fentanyl, synthetic opioids, and other drug trends associated with overdoses.