Biden-Harris budget proposes historic funding increases for addiction services

Late last week, the Biden Administration released its FY22 budget, which contain some historic proposed increases in funding for addiction prevention, intervention, and treatment programs:


Total Request: $6.4 Billion (increase of $2.6B from FY2021)

  • Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SAPT): $3.5 Billion ($1.7B increase and includes a new 10% recovery set aside)

  • State Opioid Response (SOR) Grants - $2.3 Billion ($750M increase)

  • Targeted Capacity Expansion - $147.9 Million ($45.7M increase)

  • 23 new centers that are identified by communities


  • Criminal Justice Activities - $124.4 Million ($35.4M increase)

  • 94 new drug courts that combine sanctioning courts to treatment services - alcohol and other drug use, child abuse, and neglect

  • Stakeholders work together to find recovery in people suffering from addiction and develop skills to become fully functioning members of society


  • Pregnant & Postpartum Women - $49.4 Million ($15.6M increase)

  • 45 new residential treatment plans for pregnant women and families

  • Address the continuity of care even after

  • Coordinated, efficient state system that is managed by agencies with a new model of agencies and procedures


  • Building Communities of Recovery - $20 Million ($10M increase)

  • Further mobilization of resources by increasing the prevalence of long-term support systems

  • New cohort supporting 31 recovery community services




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