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More Than $300 Million Awarded to Fight Opioid and Stimulant Crisis and to Address Substance Use Disorders

The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) announced grant awards totaling more than $300 million to help combat America’s substance use crisis, which has worsened during the coronavirus pandemic.

OJP’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention are distributing millions of dollars in grant awards aimed at addressing the substance use crisis throughout the nation. In addition to these grants, OJP is awarding $34 million to help communities respond to public safety and public health emergencies, including crises that result from substance use disorders.

Among the FY 2021 awards highlighted in the Department of Justice press release are the following BJA awards:

View the press release to learn more.

Date Published: December 22, 2021