BJA FY 2018 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program

BJA FY 2018 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program – Widespread use of opioids has devastated many communities. In response to this epidemic, the FY 2018 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program is designed to support our nation’s first responders and provide for the needs of crime victims; support diversion and alternatives to incarceration programs for non-violent individuals who come in contact with the justice system as a result of the abuse of illicit and prescription opioids; implement and enhance prescription drug monitoring programs; promote cross-system planning and coordination of service delivery; and reduce the incidence of fatal overdoses associated with opioid use. Effective responses must be comprehensive and address the needs of the individual who is abusing drugs, as well as any children and loved ones who may be experiencing trauma, violence, and victimization. Current Closing Date for Applications: June 07, 2018.

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