Substance Use/Misuse

Availability of funds for Title X Family Planning– Innovations in Family Planning Clinical Service Delivery and Studies to Address Opportunities and Barriers for Linking Family Planning Services and Substance Use Disorder Screening and Treatment

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), issued by the Office of Population Affairs (OPA), invites applications from public or private nonprofit entities to conduct research that will lead to feasible and effective strategies to increase access to quality Title X family planning services among hard to reach populations or provide family planning services in resource limited areas, as well as among individuals who misuse opioids and/or other substances, including those with substance use disorders (SUDs).

Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program

The Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families' (ACYF's) Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) announces the availability of funds under the Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) Program. The purpose of the SRAE Program is to fund projects to implement sexual risk avoidance education that teaches participants how to voluntarily refrain from non-marital sexual activity.

A Comprehensive Public Health Approach to Asthma Control Through Evidence-Based Interventions

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announces availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 funds for CDC-RFA-EH19-1902, A Comprehensive Public Health Approach to Asthma Control through Evidence-Based Interventions. The purpose of the award is to improve the reach, quality, effectiveness, and sustainability of asthma control services and to reduce asthma morbidity, mortality and disparities by implementing evidence-based strategies across multiple sectors.

Basic Center Program

The Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau support organizations and communities that work every day to put an end to youth homelessness, adolescent pregnancy, and domestic violence.

Availability of funds for Title X Family Planning and Innovations in Family Planning Clinical Service Delivery and Studies to Address Opportunities and Barriers for Linking Family Planning Services and Substance Use Disorder Screening and Treatment

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), issued by the Office of Population Affairs (OPA), invites applications from public or private nonprofit entities to conduct research that will lead to feasible and effective strategies to increase access to quality Title X family planning services among hard to reach populations or provide family planning services in resource limited areas, as well as among individuals who misuse opioids and/or other substances, including those with substance use disorders (SUDs).

Resource: The Real Cost Campaign

This campaign addresses the “cost-free” mentality among youth around the use of e-cigarettes. The FDA expanded its award-winning “The Real Cost” campaign to educate the nearly 10.7 million youth aged 12-17 who have ever used e-cigarettes or are open to trying them about the potential risks of e-cigarette use.

Report: 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey

This report details the alarming increase in youth use of any tobacco product increased for the first time in years.

Sharp Increase in E-Cigarette Use among Youth over Past Year

In 2018, more than 3.6 million middle and high school students reported that they were currently using e-cigarettes. Learn more about these findings.

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.