[CORRECTION] Alaska EMS Service Funding Sponsorship, EMS Vitals No.30

EMS Vitals: Alaska EMS, Forward Together
Sponsorship Opportunity

CORRECTION: The name of the sponsorship is "Emergency Responder Integration of Technology to Enhance Substance Use Disorder Treatment Linkage to Care Sponsorship". Please disregard the previous EMS VItals send out that stated "Overdose Data to Action (OD2A) Grant" as the title.

Emergency Responder Integration of Technology to Enhance Substance Use Disorder Treatment Linkage to Care Sponsorship

EMS and other first responder agencies have the opportunity to receive up to $15,000 dollars that is provided in sponsorship by the Department of Health and Social Services Offices of Public Health, EMS and Substance Misuse and Addiction Prevention (OSMAP) through funds received by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

These funds are available to give agencies the ability to purchase technology or to provide training of technology in order to link people served to substance use disorder treatment.  

Activities and or technology that is support would include:

  • Integration of technological apps and programs
  • Technological supplies and equipment
  • Technological training
  • Technological subscription and fees
  • Establishing technological connection to existing platforms and overall health information interfacing
  • Technology such as iPads to interface with behavioral health providers
  • Establishing data use agreements
Deadline approaching, July 17th! Act Now!

To Apply


Review "Sponsorship Attachment One" to see how other emergency responder agencies have incorporated behavioral health and/or substance use disorder treatment support.


Send a letter of request, to fund technology related activity(ies) and/or technology purchases, that directly assist people in receiving substance use disorder treatment and other resources to osmap@alaska.gov by July 17, 2020.


To file a request: July 17, 2020
Anticipated date of funding: August 15, 2020
End of activity/funding: August 31, 2021



Terry Kadel
EMS Program Specialist
(907) 748-0004 and/or terry.kadel@alaska.gov

Elana Habib, MPH
Opioid Misuse and Addiction Prevention Specialist
(907) 343-9349 and/or Elana.habib@alaska.gov

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July 2020, Issue No. 30


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