Issue Brief 20-22
September 17, 2020

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) awarded $1.5 billion to states, territories, and tribes for State Opioid Response (SOR) grants in fiscal year (FY) 2020. The funds are allocated by formula, with 15% set aside for the 10 states with the highest mortality rates related to drug poisoning deaths.