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Reaching Youth At Risk for Substance Use and Misuse: Early Intervention Resources and Practices

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NASADAD, with funding from the Conrad N. Hilton Family Foundation, developed Reaching Youth At Risk for Substance Use and Misuse: Early Intervention Resources and Practices to assist Single State Agencies for alcohol and drug services and their partners in enhancing and implementing early intervention services for adolescents and transitional-aged youth. To accompany this comprehensive resource guide, NASADAD will hold a training on early intervention services on February 25, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST. The training agenda can be found here, along with speaker biographies here.

NASADAD releases updated sapt block grant fact sheet

NASADAD is pleased to announce the release of an updated Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment (SAPT) Block Grant fact sheet. This updated version of the fact sheet includes the following:

  • An overview of the SAPT Block Grant
  • Positive outcomes of the Block Grant (i.e., abstinence from alcohol/drug use, stable housing, no arrests)
  • Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on SUDs
  • Review of the latest COVID-19 relief package, which included $1.65 billion in supplemental funding for the SAPT Block Grant
  • A description of why multi-year investments in the SAPT Block Grant is beneficial to States, providers, and individuals with SUDs
  • Recent data on the financial burden of SUDs and cost-effectiveness of investing in the SAPT Block Grant
  • A description of the prevention set-aside
  • Overview of the Block Grant’s role in bolstering recovery support services
  • Description of the role of the State Alcohol & Drug Agency

 

NASADAD releases final fy 2021 appropriations overview

On December 21, 2020, Congress passed a final FY 2021 appropriations deal. This document outlines the final funding levels for NASADAD’s priority programs within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of Justice (DOJ), and the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), including language from the Administration’s Congressional Justifications, as well as the House and Senate Appropriations Committees’ bill reports and final appropriations bill reports.