Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Resources

Funding

Funding to address substance use disorders (SUDs) and related issues. List may include programs with a primary purpose other than addressing SUDs.

Combating Opioid Overdose Through Community-Level Intervention (COOCLI)

Supports research projects that implement innovative strategies to reduce opioid and stimulant overdose in high-risk communities. Promotes the use of evidence-based practices in new or existing programs and emphasizes the evaluation of new and promising approaches. Establishes partnerships between law enforcement and public health agencies to address harms related to opioid and stimulant use and overdose.

Application Deadline: Nov 2, 2020
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program - Non-Competing Continuation Inactive

Offers funds to community coalitions to continue grant activities under a previously awarded Drug-Free Communities Support Program grant. Coalitions utilize a wide-range of evidence-based prevention strategies to address local environmental factors related to substance abuse among youth age 18 or younger and seek to promote positive, sustainable, community-level change.

Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2020
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program - Competing Continuation Inactive

Awards grants to reestablish or maintain strong multi-sector community coalitions that work to prevent and reduce substance use among youth age 18 or younger. Addresses local environmental factors related to youth substance abuse by implementing a wide-range of evidence-based prevention strategies.

Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2020
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program - New Inactive

Supports local efforts to prevent and reduce substance use by establishing and maintaining new multi-sector community coalitions. Utilizes a wide-range of evidence-based prevention strategies to address local environmental factors related to substance abuse among youth and promote positive, sustainable, community-level change.

Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2020
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Rural Response to the Opioid Epidemic Inactive

Funds for rural communities to prevent and reduce opioid overdose deaths among individuals who come into contact with law enforcement or are involved with the criminal justice system in high-risk rural communities and regions. Strengthens activities related to strategic planning, cross-sector collaboration, data collection, opioid prescribing, overdose prevention, linkage to opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment, and peer recovery support services.

Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) Statewide Expansion and Response Inactive

Funds for demonstration projects to support statewide adoption of the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) mobile tool. ODMAP helps states quickly track and analyze fatal and nonfatal opioid overdoses and the administration of naloxone by first responders. Works to establish coalitions in local communities to use ODMAP data to inform public health and safety interventions for specific geographic areas or populations at high risk for overdose.

Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Overdose Data to Action Inactive

Provides funding to enhance the collection and dissemination of data on overdoses, for opioids and other substances, that is accurate, complete, and timely by state and local health departments. Supports the use of surveillance data to inform prevention and response efforts to reduce overdose deaths and emergency department visits related to opioid misuse. Strengthens prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) and state and local integration for overdose prevention and response efforts, and encourages relationships with providers, health systems, and insurers to improve opioid prescribing.

Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 1, 2019
Application Deadline: May 2, 2019
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Integrated Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Surveillance and Prevention Programs for Health Departments Inactive

Supports the implementation of comprehensive and integrated HIV surveillance and prevention programs that seek to prevent new infections; improve health outcomes for people living with HIV; and reduce related health disparities. Aims to further national prevention goals by using quality, timely, and complete surveillance and program data to guide HIV prevention efforts, especially among high risk populations such as people who inject drugs (PWID).

Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 11, 2017
Application Deadline: Sep 13, 2017
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Improving Hepatitis B and C Care Cascades; Focus on Increased Testing and Diagnosis Inactive

Supports state and local health departments working with external partners and stakeholders on the prevention, care, and treatment of the hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV) viruses by increasing testing for HBV and HCV among high-risk populations that include people who inject drugs (PWID) and individuals in high-burden geographic areas. Works to inform the public and make individuals aware of their infection status in order to connect people to care and treatment services.

Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2016
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Information

CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

Provides evidence-based information, guidance, clinical tools, webinars, training, and other resources on the safe and effective prescription of opioids to treat chronic pain in a primary care setting. Addresses patient-centered clinical practices, including accurate assessments, evaluation of treatment options, risk monitoring, and safely ending opioid treatment. Provides an overview of prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMP) and the latest research and activity to reduce the occurrence of opioid use disorder (OUD).

Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Dashboard on Drug Poisoning Mortality in the United States, 1999-2017

Provides interactive data visualizations on drug poisoning mortality rates in the U.S. from 1999 to 2017. Shows national trends broken down by age, sex, and race and provides state and county-level data. Includes urban/rural trends by state for the estimated crude death rates for drug poisoning.

Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America

Provides an overview of a ten-year U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) initiative, starting in fiscal year (FY) 2020, to end the epidemic of HIV, which remains a significant public health issue in America. Outlines the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) role in the initiative, working with national, state, and local partners in efforts to diagnose, treat, and prevent new HIV infections, and respond to potential HIV outbreaks. Aims to jump start progress on reducing HIV and prevent a resurgence of the disease across the country. Includes national HIV data snapshots and links to other federal resources on a range of HIV-related topics.

Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Evidence-Based Strategies for Preventing Opioid Overdose: What's Working in the United States

Offers evidence-based opioid overdose prevention practices for community leaders, local and regional organizers, nonprofit groups, law enforcement, public health and other members of the public. Provides summaries of effective strategies to prevent opioid overdose and the context in which they are most effective. Discusses targeted naloxone distribution, including Good Samaritan laws, syringe services programs, criminal justice settings, and medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and initiating MAT in emergency departments. Summarizes the major research on each practice and offers examples of organizations that have successfully used the strategies to reduce the risk of overdose.

Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Local Response to Public Health Emergencies: Focus on the Opioid Epidemic

Provides an overview of a 2017 pilot project to enhance the ability of local health departments (LHDs) to address opioid use and overdose in their communities. Aims to help LHDs work more effectively with state and local partners and reduce the occurrence of fatal and non-fatal overdose. Summarizes project activities and goals and a brief introduction to the four pilot sites: Bell County, Kentucky; Hillsborough County, New Hampshire; Montgomery County, Ohio; and Boone County, West Virginia.

Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Opioid Overdose Prevention for States Microsite

Allows local organizations, providers, and other stakeholders to add a free, customizable version of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) opioid overdose website to their own websites. Helps communities disseminate online, up-to-date CDC opioid information and resources, as well as training on the CDC guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain.

Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Overdose Response Strategy (ORS)

Consists of a public health and public safety collaboration between 21 high intensity drug trafficking areas (HIDTAs) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) across 34 states. Seeks to help communities reduce fatal and non-fatal drug overdose rates by improving information sharing across agencies and supporting evidence-based interventions. Equips Overdose Response Strategy (ORS) states with one Drug Intelligence Officer (DIO) and one Public Health Analyst (PHA) who are responsible for helping to increase communication, data flow, and intelligence sharing between public safety and public health sectors within and across ORS states. Works to create an essential information-sharing network and data-driven action approach designed to reduce overdose and help save lives.

Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Rx Awareness Campaign

Provides information and resources to help states and local communities building media campaigns to increase awareness and educate the public on the dangers of prescription opioids. Offers videos, radio spots, social media posts, signage, and online ads that cover opioid treatment and recovery, overdose prevention, and real life stories of addiction and loss due to prescription opioids.

Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Teens Linked to Care (TLC)

Details a school-centered pilot project that examined implementing strategies to prevent youth substance abuse and risky sexual behaviors in high-risk rural communities in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. Highlights efforts to address related issues of HIV, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), teen pregnancy, and high-risk substance use through education, primary prevention, and early detection screening. Program activities included implementing new health curricula, partnering with health departments and community drug-free coalitions, and developing and distributing informational products and video campaigns.

Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)