The Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Rural Centers of Excellence on Substance Use Disorders (RCORP-RCOE) is part of the RCORP initiative, which is a multiyear effort to reduce the morbidity and mortality of substance use disorder (SUD), including opioid use disorder (OUD), in rural communities at the highest risk for these conditions. RCORP-RCOE will provide up to three years of funding to support three Rural Centers of Excellence (Centers) on SUD.
The purpose of RCORP-RCOE is to support the identification, translation, dissemination, and implementation of evidence-based programs and best practices “related to the treatment for and prevention of substance use disorders within rural communities, with a focus on the current opioid crisis and developing methods to address future substance use disorder epidemics.” Estimated total program funding: $20,000,000. Estimated award ceiling $6,600,000.
Posted: April 25, 2019
Applications due: June 10, 2019
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