Funding Opportunity: Medication Assisted Treatment – Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction

FUNDER: Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)

Deadline: 04/27/2021

Award Details: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2021 Medication-Assisted Treatment – Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction (Short Title: MAT-PDOA) grants.

The purpose of this program is to expand and or enhance access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) services for persons with an opioid use disorder (OUD) seeking or receiving MAT. The desired outcomes for this program are:

  • an increase in the number of individuals with OUD receiving MAT; and
  • a decrease in illicit opioid drug use and prescription opioid misuse at six-month follow-up.

Number of Awards: 89-135 awards, with at least $11 million to be awarded to federally recognized tribes/tribal organizations. This is a 5 year grant, with no cost sharing, with awards up to $1,000,000 per year for states, and awards up to $525,000 for other domestic or non-profit entities.

Target Population: Persons with an opioid use disorder (OUD) seeking or receiving MAT.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants are domestic public and private non-profit entities. MAT, using one of the FDA-approved medications for the maintenance treatment of opioid use disorder (e.g., methadone, buprenorphine/naloxone products/buprenorphine products including sublingual tablets/film, buccal film, and extended release, long-acting injectable buprenorphine formulations and injectable naltrexone) is a required activity of the program.

MAT is to be provided in combination with comprehensive OUD psychosocial services, including counseling, behavioral therapies, recovery support. Recipients are expected to advance DATA 2000 training for practitioners as described in the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016, Section 303, to include physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners in rural and resource-limited communities to increase access for clients seeking MAT services. Recipients should access the Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS) for more information regarding waiver training. See

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Current CCBHC awardees can contact SAE to discuss how they can design a MAT service expansion to current CCBHC services to apply for this MAT grant.