Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Research on Opioid Use Disorder among People with Disabilities

NIDILRR proposes to fund two Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects of three years each to conduct research on opioid use disorder among people with disabilities. Each grant will be funded up to $500,000. Topics of interest include: 1) Systematic review of existing literature on opioid-use disorder and people with disabilities; 2) Prevalence estimates and patterns of opioid use disorder treatment for people with disabilities; 3) Factors associated with increased risk for opioid use disorder; 4) Factors associated with improved access to treatment for opioid use disorder; 5) Interventions that contribute to improved outcomes; and 6) Effects of government policies and programs on access to treatment for people with disabilities who have opioid-use disorders.

Date Posted: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Date Closing: 
Monday, July 23, 2018
Sponsor/Funding Agency: 
Administration for Community Living
Award Amount: 
$500,000
Keywords: 
ACL, Opioids, NIDILRR
Contact Email or Phone: 
Marlene Spencer (202) 795-7442