# Substance use disorder
NJ Human Services Tackles State’s Substance Use Disorder Epidemic
NJ Human Services creates an incentive program to help individuals with stimulant use disorder and awards additional contracts to help treat co-occurring substance use disorders.
$1 Million in Funding for Mobile Medication Units Takes Aim at Substance Abuse
A shot of a parking lot in Brooklyn, New York.Photo by J.M. Lesinski. A change of rules by the DEA is now allowing existing Opioid Treatment Program providers the ability to establish mobile medication units in New York, New York. Moreover, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently made available roughly $1 million in funding through the federal State Opioid Response grant, to be administered by the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) and the Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, to help providers launch these units and offer medications to treat substance use disorders like methadone and buprenorphine.