• Lonnie Granier

NASADAD releases updates SAPT Block Grant fact sheet

The National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD) has released an updated Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment (SAPT) Block Grant fact sheet. The fact sheet offers:

  • An overview of the SAPT Block Grant

  • A description of the positive outcomes of the Block Grant (i.e., abstinence from alcohol/drug use, stable housing, no arrests)

  • Discussion of the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on SUDs

  • A description of why multi-year investments in the SAPT Block Grant is beneficial to States, providers, and individuals with SUDs

  • Recent data on the financial burden of SUDs and cost-effectiveness of investing in the SAPT Block Grant

  • A description of the prevention set-aside

  • An overview of the Block Grant’s role in bolstering recovery support services

  • A description of the role of the State Alcohol & Drug Agency

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