Addiction is a public health crisis that stigmatizes people in our communities; treating it like the disease and public health issue it is provides our best chance at fighting it and helping those who are affected by it – both directly and indirectly.

Substance Use Disorder is defined as the recurrent use of alcohol and/or drugs causes clinically significant impairment, including health problems, disability, and failure to meet major responsibilities at work, school, or home.
(Source: Rural Health Institute)

Community project applications in this category should offer strategies such as advocacy for, education about, or expansion of access to substance use prevention, treatment, and/or recovery.

Examples of Activities:
  • Develop and distribute substance use education information to the community
  • Partner to provide long-term recovery programming consistently
  • Develop a social network for individuals in recovery
  • Survey individuals in recovery for community needs

Do you need additional scoping support prior to submitting an application?

Please schedule your pre-submission scoping call with Sunny Lu Williams:
She can help:

1. Listen and provide recommendations on your proposed project BEFORE you apply.
2. Provide introductions to community partners for collaboration.
3. Walk through the grant application process.
4. Walk through the grant templates.

Schedule today: