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  • 1. Update from Washington: The President’s FY 2011 Budget Legal Action Center February 16, 2010
  • 2. Legal Action Center: SAAS’s Voice in Washington, DC
    • Advocacy with Congress and the Administration
    • Expanding access to/support for alcohol and other drug prevention, treatment, recovery supports and research
      • Resources (annual funding process)
      • Policy changes (national healthcare reform, parity, Medicaid expansions)
    • Eliminating discriminatory policies against people with addiction histories and/or criminal records
  • 3. What We’ll Discuss Today
    • Review of the annual federal funding process
    • Discussion of the President’s FY 2011 budget
      • Funding requests for core programs at SAMHSA and NIH
      • Proposals for new prevention and treatment programs
    • Next steps
  • 4. Steps in the Annual Funding Process
    • President’s budget released in February
    • Includes funding requests for current discretionary programs, new initiatives
    • Reveals Presidential/Administration priorities
    • Proposes funding increases and decreases, new programs, program consolidations and terminations
  • 5. The FY 2011 Budget
    • Released February 1, 2010
    • FY 2011 fiscal year runs from October 1, 2010 until September 30, 2011
    • Congress responds with own budget blueprint
      • Can deviate from President’s budget requests
      • Must be consistent with statutory authority
  • 6. The President’s Proposed Spending Freeze
    • President proposing overall freeze of non-security discretionary funding
    • Would exclude certain agencies and programs
      • Security-related agencies: DHS, the Pentagon, and the VA
      • Mandatory programs: Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
    • International spending would also be exempt, including State Department and global health programs
    • “ Priority programs” would be held harmless, including education and possibly some “poverty” programs
    • Projected the freeze would save $250 billion over the next 10 years
    • Congressional response to President’s proposal unclear…
  • 7. The FY 2011 Budget: Funding Requested for SAMHSA
    • SAMHSA would receive $3.7 billion, a $110 million increase over FY 2010
    • New proposals for cross-center programming
      • Prevention initiatives
      • Services for the homeless
    • Several priorities consistent with those enumerated by ONDCP
      • Working more closely with primary care
      • Services provided at the community-level
  • 8. Key Drug and Alcohol Programs: SAMHSA’s SAPT Block Grant
    • Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant
      • FY 2011 Budget Request: $1.799 billion (funding level to FY 2010)
      • Would include $359.72 million for prevention set-aside
      • Includes MOE language—SAMHSA is “monitoring the situation closely”
  • 9. Key Drug and Alcohol Programs: CSAT programming
    • Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)
      • FY 2011 Budget Request: $487 million
      • Would represent an increase of $34 million over FY 2010
  • 10. Key Drug and Alcohol Programs: CSAT programming (cont’d)
    • Specific CSAT program funding requests:
      • $108.85 million for ATR (increase of $10 million)
      • $37 million for SBIRT (increase of $8 million over FY 2010)
      • $84.2 million for criminal justice programs (increase of $16.6 million over FY 2010)
        • $56.4 million for Treatment Drug Courts ($12.6 million increase)
        • $23.2 million for the Ex-Offender Re-entry program ($5 million increase)
        • $5 million for the Family Dependency/Treatment Drug Courts program (level to FY 2010)
        • $4.6 million for the Adult Criminal Justice Treatment program ($1 million cut)
  • 11. Key Drug and Alcohol Programs: CSAT programming (cont’d)
    • Additional CSAT program funding requests:
      • Treatment Systems for the Homeless: $47.36 million ($4.6 million increase)
      • ATTCs: $9.08 million (level funding)
      • Opioid Treatment programming: $8.9 million (level funding)
      • Programming for Pregnant and Postpartum Women: $17.4 million ($1.4 million increase)
      • Programming for Children and Families ($190,000 cut)
  • 12. Key Drug and Alcohol Programs: Proposals for New Treatment Programming
    • Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) proposal to improve availability and quality of addiction treatment at FQHCs
      • $25 million request for 125 service expansion grants
      • Proposed purposes of the funds
      • Additional details needed
  • 13. Key Drug and Alcohol Programs: Proposals for New Treatment Programming (cont’d)
    • Indian Health Service proposal to improve alcohol and other drug treatment programming in Indian country
      • $205.8 million for alcohol and drug treatment programming ($11.4 million increase)
      • Would include a new $4 million grant program to hire addiction professionals
  • 14. Key Drug and Alcohol Programs: CSAP programming
    • Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
      • FY 2011 Budget Request: $223 million
      • Would represent an increase of $21 million over FY 2010
  • 15. Key Drug and Alcohol Programs: CSAP programming (cont’d)
    • Specific CSAP program funding requests:
      • $103.5 million for Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grants (SPF-SIGs) (cut of $8.3 million from FY 2010)
      • $23 million for new Prevention-Prepared Communities program
        • Would serve young people 9 to 25 years of age
        • Would include both substance use and mental illness prevention strategies
        • Would include grants to States
  • 16. Key Drug and Alcohol Programs: CSAP programming (cont’d)
    • Additional CSAP program requests:
      • $9.7 million for Project LAUNCH initiative
        • Currently a CMHS program, would become a joint CMHS-CSAP project
        • Aimed at providing children from 0 to 8 years of age with substance use and mental illness prevention and health/wellness strategies
      • $8 million for the STOP Act (a $1 million increase)
  • 17. Key Drug and Alcohol Programs: Drug-Free Communities Program
    • Drug-Free Communities Act program
      • FY 2011 Budget Request: $85.5 million
      • Would represent a cut of $9.5 million from FY 2010
  • 18. Key Drug and Alcohol Programs: Proposals for New Prevention Programming
    • Prevention programming at the Department of Education
      • Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities State Grants program eliminated
      • FY 2011 budget includes request for new Successful, Safe and Healthy Students program
        • Consolidation of several programs into a $410 million program
        • Specific required focus on substance use prevention?
  • 19. Key Drug and Alcohol Programs: The Research Institutes
    • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA):
      • FY 2011 Budget Request: $1.0941 billion
      • Would represent an increase of $34.6 million over FY 2010
    • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA):
      • FY 2011 Budget Request: $474.6 million
      • Would represent an increase of $12.5 million over FY 2010
  • 20. Additional Key Funding—Electronic Health Records
    • $4 million funding request to help SUD and MH service providers plan, develop, and start implementing health information technology
    • $12.8 million request for an initiative on privacy and electronic health records—specific to SUD and MH treatment
  • 21. Additional Key Funding—Department of Justice programming
    • Second Chance Act: $100 million (level funding)
    • Byrne JAG program: $519 million (level funding)
    • RSAT program: $30 million (level funding)
    • Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) program would be eliminated
    • Proposal to consolidate several DOJ programs (including the Drug Court and Mentally Ill Offender programs) into a new $57 million Drug, Mental Health and Problem-Solving Courts program
  • 22. Next steps: Work in Congress Begins
    • Congress will likely craft a FY 2011 budget blueprint this spring
      • House and Senate Budget Committees
      • Provides parameters for funding process
    • Appropriators will begin work on funding bills this spring/summer
      • House and Senate Appropriations Committees; Subcommittees organized by Department
  • 23. Our Collective Work to Fight for Increased Funding
    • Advocacy with Congress
      • Meeting with your Members of Congress and their staffers
      • Program visits in the home district—educating your Representatives about your great work and the tremendous need for increased funding
      • Meetings in Washington
      • Work with our key contacts
      • Legislative updates and alerts!!
  • 24. Next Steps: Work of the Advocacy Community
    • Field funding recommendations
      • SAPT Block Grant: $2.0085 billion ($210 increase over FY 2010)
      • CSAT: $529.6 million ($75 million increase over FY 2010)
      • CSAP: $277.2 million ($75 million increase over FY 2010)
      • NIDA and NIAAA Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research Recommendations
  • 25. Keeping Yourself Informed
    • LAC and SAAS newsletters, updates and alerts
    • Contact Gab ( [email_address] ) or Dan ( [email_address] ) at 202-544-5478 with any questions
    • Thank you for all of your work!!