Opt-R Grant Success Stories

Everyone’s participation is appreciated…. Gail has been invited to sit on a panel addressing Opioids and I need your help. If you are an Opt-R grant recipient, please comment below your biggest accomplishments using the Opt-R funding since it started. It does not have to be anything long or extensive. In the comments section of […]

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Year 2 OPT-R Funding

Greetings! We JUST received our Year 2 Funding Notice of Award an hour ago! To be considered for continued funding at the same level you received last year, I will need the following by COB April 27, 2018: In your May 2017- April 2018 Logic Model, under the activities column in a different color font, […]

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We Need Your Success Stories!

We are asking CSBs to share a prevention success story that DBHDS can use to demonstrate to key stakeholders the great work that is happening throughout Virginia. Please click on the link below to access a brief survey that will be used to gather your success story information. We look forward to hearing about the […]

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Webinars Series: SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week (NPW) 2018

Dear Colleagues SAMHSA is pleased to announce a series of webinars around SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week (NPW) 2018, developed specifically to support organizations working on the front lines of prevention. Using this year’s NPW theme—Action Today. Healthier Tomorrow—our webinars provide technical assistance and resources to states, SAMHSA grantees, and local community-based organizations to raise awareness […]

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PBPS Data Entry Deadline – January 15th 2017

Good afternoon! Omni has informed me that most of the CSBs have finalized their logic models and data entry plans so the deadline to have all data 7/1/17 through 12/31/17) into the PBPS by January 15th 2017 .  This is for all data for all 3 grants (Opt-R, Block Grant, and PFS).   Thank you, […]

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Opt-R STR Bi-weekly Reports Update

PLEASE READ: Directions and format has changed!!! As you already know, the STR is a fast moving program with close monitoring from Congress. In light of the demand for grant program progress information and regular status updates, management is requesting us to provide bi-weekly prevention opioid status reports.  Some of this data is being recorded into […]

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OPT-R Bi-Weekly Progress Reports Update

I had a very long conversation with SAMHSA last week and it is VERY IMPORTANT AND URGENT that we get numbers and information regarding our OPT-R grant. If you haven’t already, please make sure we get your data today so we can have our report in on time tomorrow. Thank you, Gail Bi-Weekly OPT-R Progress […]

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Thank You So Much!

Thank you so much for all the heartfelt expressions from you, your CSBs, Regional Coalitions and Coalitions in the passing of my Mom. It doesn’t matter your age or their age, losing your mom is hard and all of your expressions brought many smiles through the tears!  This is my 1st week back so thank you for […]

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