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SAMHSA Grants Being Distributed to Combat Meth or Treatment for Pregnant/Postpartum Women
The grants for the meth prevention programs will help communities expand prevention interventions that are effective and evidence-based, with the goal of reducing or delaying the use of methamphetamine abuse. SAMSHA expects to distribute $3.3 million to fund 9-11 awards in FY 2006. The annual award is expected to be from $300,000 to $350,000 per year for up to three years.
For pregnant and postpartum women, SAMHSA expects to make $3.4 million available to fund up to eight awards in FY 2006. Annual awards are expected to be $500,000 per year in total costs for up to three years.
U.S. public and private nonprofit entities are eligible to apply online or call SAMHSA's clearinghouse at 800/729-6686. The application code for the meth funding is No. SP-06-0055; for program funding for pregnant and postpartum women, the code is No. TI-06-0088. Applications must be received by May 16, 2006.
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