Changing How the Story Ends
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare was selected as one of eleven recipients of the Access to Recovery 4 (ATR 4) grant funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The purpose of ATR 4 is to increase access to substance use services while focusing on a client-centered approach with client choice in treatment services and planning. ATR 4 provides funding for both Treatment and Recovery Support Services to assist clients in long-term recovery.
The grant offers funding for those with a Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and will serve the following populations over a three year period:
- Supervised Veterans who have committed a crime and are on supervised probation or parole
- Veterans who are unable to access VA benefits
- Child Protection families involved in Child Protection Drug Court
- Individuals and families experiencing homelessness, both unsheltered and sheltered
ATR 4 funding is currently available and clients can be referred to treatment by the following:
- Supervised Veteran – Veteran Court Coordinator, Felony Parole/Probation Officer, or a Misdemeanant Probation Officer refer clients using the Funding Profile Form
- Veteran - Community-based service provider refer clients to BPA Health for phone screening
- Child Welfare – CPS Liaisons or a Child Protection Drug Court Coordinator refer clients using the Funding Profile Form
- Homeless – Community-based service provider refer clients to BPA Health for phone screening
If you have any questions please contact Crystal Campbell, ATR Coordinator at (208) 334-6506 or CampbelC@dhw.idaho.gov.