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Coordinated substance use disorder treatment and recovery support for jailed and reentry populations

Award Information

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Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $1,300,000)

Community Mental Health of Ottawa County will reduce the impact of
opioids, stimulants and other substances for justice involved individuals in Ottawa County, MI
by increasing access to comprehensive treatment, case management and recovery support
services. Community Mental Health of Ottawa County, MI currently implements BJA COSSAP
grant 2020-AR-BX-0098 which will end in September 2023. Accomplishments in
implementation include 97 individuals receiving assessments for substance use or co-occurring
disorders in six months, which led to 77 referrals for substance use or co-occurring treatment
services. Program implementation has identified a strong need for an additional case manager for
timely treatment and referral coordination. Expansion of services through this grant application
include (1) coordinated case management comprising 57% of the overall budget; (2) pre-booking
or post-booking treatment alternative-to-incarceration; (3) individual, group and doubling MAT
treatment; (4) peer recovery support services; and (5) transitional housing comprising of 6% of
the overall budget. Expected outcomes include a reduction in substance use dependency, an
increase in stabilization as individuals re-enter the community and improved multi-agency

Date Created: September 25, 2023