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Drugs & Substance Abuse

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At OJP, all of the grant-making components are in some way involved in weakening the link between substance abuse and crime. They are involved in many collaborative efforts to address this problem, as it affects areas ranging from housing and work life to families and health. Examples of these collaborations can be found in the OJP programs listed below.

Funding Opportunities

Visit the following sites to learn about substance abuse-related funding opportunities from OJP bureaus and other federal sources:

See the OJP Current Funding Opportunities page to learn more about opportunities and to access archived solicitations.


Also see the Drugs and Substance Abuse page on the CrimeSolutions website for ratings of related programs.

Training and Technical Assistance

Information on the prevalence of prescription drug misuse can be found in the Prescription Medicines section of the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the Data section of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website.

State underage drinking laws can be found on the State Profiles of Underage Drinking Laws section of the National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse's Alcohol Policy Information System website.