New Data System (Colaborative Planning Group) License purchases

If you are either a PFS or Opt-R grantee, please make sure you have contacted Keri-Lyn Coleman @ 240-731-1889 or kcoleman@collaborativeandgrow.com to get the ball rolling as soon as possible!!!! If you have already purchased your license, Thank you! and stay connected to the portal for further instructions.  If you are one of the 5 […]

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House Budget Update for SAMHSA CSAP

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP): $165,373,000, which is a cut of $57.8 million compared to FY 2017, and 15.6 million above the President’s request. Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF): $64 million, which is a $55 million cut compared to FY 2017, and $5.5 million above the President’s request. This includes level funding of $10 million […]

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PFS SPF and OPT-R Data Collection Part 2

                Greetings! You will be getting $3100 instead of $2100 to cover one license for both PFS SPF and OPT-R! DBHDS Fiscal has contacted CSB fiscal that the money is arriving and that is what it is for. Please use this email if you need documentation that you […]

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NASADAD Meeting/CSAP/White House FY18 Budget

Good evening-   I am in Indianapolis, Indiana at the annual NASADAD meeting. Fran Harding, CSAP Director, and her Deputy held a roundtable this afternoon to discuss several issues: Grant Carryovers and No-Cost Extensions ( a state level issue), maintaining primary prevention while addressing the opioid crisis (we will always do primary but we must […]

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SAMHSA 2017 Prevention Leadership Academy

Greetings! Last week I had the opportunity to attend SAMHSA’s Prevention Leadership Academy with fellow NPNs from across the country to get SAMHSA updates, leadership directives and the opportunity to learn what other states and territories are doing.  Kana Enomoto, Acting SAMHSA Administrator/ Deputy Assistant Secretary and Fran Harding, CSAP Director, spent a great deal of time bringing us […]

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National Conference Resources

DBHDS OBHW has decided to add $3000 to your base prevention allocation so that Prevention staff can attend national conferences such as the NPN Prevention Research Conference, CADCA National Leadership Conference, CADCA Mid-Year Conference, National Social Development Research Conference, Integration of Behavioral Health and Primary Care from a Prevention Perspective Conference or any other national […]

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Opioid STR News

After HHS Tom Price made the CURES ACT announcement at the Prescription Drug Summit in Atlanta, GA last week, Governor McAuliffe received a copy of the award the same day. We still however had to wait on the official grant award letter to the state which came on Monday, April 24, 2017 so we have […]

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From the Desk of Gail Taylor

  Greetings! This is the official list of Opioid STR Prevention grantees. Some were inadvertently omitted on another transmission. Additional information will be provided in terms of what funds can be used for in the next 2 weeks! Gail Dickenson Planning District 1 Highlands Cumberland Mountain New River Valley Blue Ridge Danville-Pittsylvania Piedmont Northwestern Richmond […]

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