OPT-R and SOR Updates

Greetings OPT-R and SOR Prevention Grantees! Please plan for these upcoming dates: March 15: SOR Year 1 funding sent in CSB Payment/Warrant 18 April 1: Target date for SOR funding to be added as an option for strategies entered in PBPS April 30: Deadline to spend all OPT-R Prevention funds May 15:  Deadline to enter OPT-R activities in…

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OPT-R Mid-Year Report Requested by 12/17/18

Greetings, SAMHSA’s reporting requirements for the OPT-R grant have changed several times. Thank you for your flexibility! Please send me a brief mid-year report, via email, by Monday, December 17, 2018. In your OPT-R Mid-Year Report, please include: A list of your OPT-R expenditures for the first half of the current grant year (May-October 2018)…

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Community Coalitions and Curb the Crisis

CADCA’s Virginia Mini Academy was inspiring and challenging thanks to our instructor Dave Shavel and a great group of community coalition representatives! One issue we discussed was how to be better resources for each other. Please keep your eye open for a survey to help identify various issues being addressed and collaboration opportunities. The survey…

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New OPT-R Coordinator

Greetings, I joined DBHDS this summer as the newest member of the Behavioral Health Wellness team. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting or corresponding with many of you, but want to officially introduce myself and provide my contact information. My responsibilities as OPT-R Coordinator include working on the Curb the Crisis website and marketing campaign….

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