Grant Funds Flow to Center for Addiction Medicine

October 10, 2019

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Denver Health’s Center for Addiction Medicine has worked hard to secure grant funding. Below are some of the grants secured by the CAM to date. 

Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, R01CE003006

Effective Dates: 9/30/2019-9/29/2021

Principal Investigator: Alia Al-Tayyib

Amount: $1,496,186

Title: Linkage Navigation to Enhance Initiation and Engagement in Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder to Prevent Overdose
Description: The goal of this project is to develop, pilot, and evaluate a linkage navigation program to enhance initiation and engagement in treatment for opioid use disorder to prevent overdose.

Agency: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of Population Affairs, FPRPA006064

Effective Dates: 9/30/2019-9/29/2022

Principal Investigator: Deborah Rinehart

Amount:  $1,622,356

Title:  Increasing Linkage to Family Planning Care for Individuals with Opioid Use Disorder

Description: The primary goal of this project is to identify an innovative delivery model to address the family planning needs of individuals of reproductive age (18-44) in treatment for opioid use disorder at an urban integrated safety-net healthcare system.


Agency: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Effective Dates: 9/30/2019-9/29/2024

Principal Investigator: Judy Shlay

Amount: $1,385,077

Title: Engaging Youth Expertise for Prevention (“EYE for Prevention”)        

Description: To prevent the onset and reduce the progression of alcohol, marijuana, and stimulant use among Denver youth, EYE for Prevention will partner with youth with lived experience to: assess the prevention needs of youth engaged in substance use; plan, implement, and evaluate needs-based prevention strategies and messaging; and provide training and technical assistance to enhance prevention capacity at the community level.  


Agency: Denver Department of Public Health and Environment

Effective Dates: 11/1/2019-6/30/2020

Principal Investigator: Sarah Belstock

Amount: $70,105

Title: Assessing the Needs of Family Members of Individuals with Opioid Use Disorders

Description: The project will enhance local understanding of the treatment and support needs of family members of individuals with opioid use disorders in Denver, so as to inform local efforts to: mitigate the multigenerational impact of opioid use disorders; leverage familial relationships to support sustained recovery among individuals with opioid use disorders; and prevent future substance use and other behavioral health challenges among the children of individuals with opioid use disorders.