ARIZONA’S (AHCCCS’) SHARE WILL BE ROUGHLY $80M
SAHMSA’s Community Mental Health Services Block Grant Program and Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant Program will be dispersing $1.5B billion each to states. This supplemental funding is an addition to the usual $2.5B award. Here’s a press release and information on the supplemental awards.
Back in the day, these SAHMSA substance abuse funds were managed by the ADHS. These days they’re managed by AHCCCS’ Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant.: FY 2021 Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant Program American Rescue Plan Supplemental Awards
Yet another pot of money for the system to keep their eye on to ensure that it is used in evidence-based ways.