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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Sounding the Alarm
He stumbled on a hidden epidemic of brain damage. The culprit? Alcohol.
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FADAA Awards of Excellence
Recognize your colleagues for their contributions to the field of substance abuse treatment and prevention; nominations due by 6/30.
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The Addicts Next Door
West Virginia has the highest overdose death rate in the country. Locals are fighting to save their neighbors - and their town - from destruction.
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Mass overdose in Georgia leaves up to four dead, officials say
Officials in Macon said toxicology tests were pending but that dozens of people appear to have overdosed over the past 48 hours. They told reporters that those affected took opioids “being sold on the street as Percocet.”
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Grant Opportunities
Up to $47.5 Million Available To Help People Experiencing Homelessness
The purpose of this program is to support the development and/or expansion of community infrastructures that integrate behavioral health treatment and services for substance use, co-occurring mental and substance use disorders, permanent housing, and other critical services for individuals (including youth) and families experiencing homelessness.
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Up to $6 Million Available To Support the International AIDS Relief Addiction Technology Transfer Centers
The purpose of this program is to establish the International President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Addiction Technology Transfer Centers programs in Vietnam, South Africa, and Ukraine. These programs seek to increase the capacity, skills, and abilities of Vietnamese, South African, and Ukrainian HIV/AIDS programs, governmental agencies, and PEPFAR programs to address problematic mental and substance use and further the goals of national HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs.
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Up to $5.6 Million Available for Grants Implementing the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention
The purpose of this program is to support states in implementing the goals and objectives of the 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention, which focuses on preventing suicide attempts among adults age 25 and older in order to reduce suicide rates in the United States.
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Acronyms

ATTC Addiction Technology Transfer Centers
BH Behavioral Health
CADCA Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
CAPT Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies
CBHSQ Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality
CDRC Comprehensive Drug Research Center (UM)
Charts Community Health Assessment Resource Tool Set
CMHS Center for Mental Health Services
CMS Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
CSAP Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
CSAT Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
CTC Communities that Care
CWLA Child Welfare League of America
DCF Florida Department of Children and Families
DEA Drug Enforcement Administration (federal)
DEN Drug Epidemiology Networks
DJJ Florida Department of Juvenile Justice
DOE Florida Department of Education
DOH Florida Department of Health
FCB Florida Certification Board
FCPR Florida Center for Prevention Research (FSU)
FADAA Florida Alcohol Drug Abuse Association
FCCMH Florida Council for Community Mental Health
FDCS Florida Drug Control Strategy
FJJA Florida Juvenile Justice Association
FL SAPAC Florida Substance Abuse Prevention Advisory Council
FNG Florida National Guard
FPS Florida Prevention System
FSU Florida State University
FYSAS Florida Youth Substance Abuse Survey
KIT Knowledge-based Information Technology
MH Mental Health
NIATx Network for Improvement of Addiction Treatment
NIDA National Institute on Drug Abuse
NOM National Outcome Measures
NREPP National Registry of Effective Programs and Practices
OBHE Office of Behavioral Health Equity
PDFA Partnership for a Drug-Free America
SA Substance Abuse
SAAS State Association of Addiction Services
SAMHPO Florida Substance Abuse and Mental Health Program Office
SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration
SAPTBG Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant
SBIRT Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment
SDFS Safe and Drug Free Schools
SEW State Epidemiology Workgroup
SPF Strategic Prevention Framework
TX Treatment