Prescription drug overdose prevention funding

 
RFA #7039 - Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention for Communities 
The Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention Unit is pleased to announce a request for applications (RFA) to provide financial and technical assistance to 8-10 agencies throughout Colorado looking to educate health care providers across selected counties.
 
Apply - Deadline is Monday, Oct. 2, 2017
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This funding opportunity will support opioid prescriber education activities to improve local opioid prescriber knowledge and uptake of CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids as well as to increase local capacity for multidisciplinary coalitions looking to address prescription drug overdose.
 
Examples of approved prescriber education activities include but are not limited to:
  • Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention’s provider education events.
  • Academic detailing.
 
Timeline
RFA release date                               Aug. 31, 2017
Question period                                Aug. 31, 2017 to Sept. 14, 2017
Answers posted                                 Sept. 15, 2017
RFA due date                                    Oct. 2, 2017 by 5:00 p.m. MST
Estimated funding start date             Nov. 1, 2017
 
Questions
Contact Lindsey Kato with questions about the application process.