<b>HRSA Rural Opioid Overdose Reversal Grant Program</b>
HRSA Rural Opioid Overdose Reversal Grant Program

Pulp Fiction fans delight. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has a new grant opportunity for rural providers to reduce the incidence of morbidity and mortality related to opioid overdoses. The Rural Opioid Overdose Reversal Grant Program supports: (1) the┬ápurchase and placement of naloxone and opioid overdose reversal devices; 2) training for licensed healthcare professionals and others using the devices to recognize the signs of opioid overdose, administer naloxone, administer basic cardiopulmonary life support, report results, and provide appropriate transport to a hospital or clinic for continued care after administration; and 3) referral for those with a drug dependency to substance abuse treatment centers with team-based care coordination.Applicants must meet HRSA’s rural eligibility criteria and should represent partnerships among several local entities. HRSA anticipates making 15 awards. The deadline is June 8th.

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