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Zay: Funding available for substance abuse prevention services

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Zay: Funding available for substance abuse prevention services

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 20, 2023) — Indiana's Division of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHA) is now accepting applications for the Federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment (SAPT) Block Grant, said State Sen. Andy Zay (R-Huntington).

The SAPT Block Grant provides funding to eligible nonprofit organizations, local governments, and colleges and universities to expand prevention services for substance abuse and misuse. For eligibility notes, click here.

Applicants can request amounts ranging from $100,000 to $175,000 per year, for a maximum two-year grant cycle totaling $325,000. DMHA estimates that 20 to 30 proposals will be awarded.

"I would highly encourage the organizations in our area who qualify for this grant to submit an application," Zay said. "It is important to provide our community members with reliable support services for mental health and addiction, and these funds can aid in doing so. By prioritizing these resources, we are encouraging those who need them to utilize them with confidence."

The application deadline is Dec. 8, at 5 p.m. To learn more and apply, click here.


State Sen. Andy Zay (R-Huntington) represents Senate District 17,
which includes Grant, Huntington and Wabash counties.
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