Substance Abuse

Garrett Lee Smith State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention Grant Program

The purpose of this program is to support states and tribes with implementing youth[1] suicide prevention [2] and early intervention [3] strategies in schools [4] , educational institutions, juvenile justice systems, substance use programs, mental health programs, foster care systems, and other child and youth-serving organizations.

HEAL Initiative: Preventing Opioid Use Disorder in Older Adolescents and Young Adults (ages 1630) (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required)

This FOA is intended to solicit two-phase research applications to develop, adapt and test interventions and strategies to prevent initiation of opioid misuse and development of OUD in at-risk older adolescents and young adults (ages 16-30). The goal is to stimulate research studies conducted in populations and geographic areas most affected by the opioid crisis or with indicators of an emerging crisis.

NIDA HEAL Opioid Prevention Initiative (Funding Opportunity)

These funding opportunities are part of the NIH’s Helping to End Addiction Long-Term (HEAL) initiative to speed scientific solutions to the national opioid public health crisis.

Resource: Adolescent Substance Use, Addiction, and Treatment: A TAG Talk

This video addresses substance use and addiction in adolescents and young adults and the most effective approaches to treating addiction, including opioid addiction.

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The Youth Engaged 4 Change website has a fresh, new look with content that continues to inspire and empower young people to improve their lives and the world around them.

Adolescent Substance Use, Addiction, and Treatment: A TAG Talk

This new video discusses the importance of addressing substance use and addiction in adolescents and young adults and the most effective approaches to treating addiction, including opioid addiction.

Report: Monitoring the Future 2017 Survey Results

This annual survey measures how teens in the U.S. report their drug and alcohol use and related attitudes.

Resource: Underage Drinking: Myths vs. Facts

This fact sheet compares the myths and facts about the prevalence of alcohol use among youth.