Laurie Gill
Cabinet Secretary

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Federal Grants

This page contains information related to grants awarded to the Division of Behavioral Health.

For more information about behavioral health grants awarded in South Dakota, click here.

Substance Abuse, Prevention and Treatment (SAPT) and Mental Health (MH) Block Grants

SAPT and MH Block Grants are awarded to South Dakota and other states to provide funding for behavioral health services including prevention, treatment, recovery supports and other services.

Synar Report
In addition to the SAPT Block Grant, the Synar Report requires states to have laws prohibiting the sale and distribution of tobacco products to minors. To learn more about the Synar Report, click here.

To view current or past reports,click here.

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Partnership for Success

The Partnership for Success (PFS) grant addresses substance abuse prevention priorities in communities of high needs. It is designed to reduce underage drinking among persons aged 12 to 20 years of age.

Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) Grant

The PATH Grant provides communities with funding to engage adults in services who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and have a mental illness and/or co-occurring substance use disorder.  
Providers that receive PATH funding must submit a PATH Annual Data Report. To search PATH Data Reports, please visit:

State/Territory and National Reports.

Youth Suicide Prevention Project Grant (Garrett Lee Smith Grant)

The Youth Suicide Prevention Project (Garrett Lee Smith) grant aims to increase identification, support, services and awareness to reduce suicide risk among at-risk youth 10 to 24 years of age.

Opioid Crisis Response Grants

State Target Response (STR) to the Opioid Crisis Grant
The STR grant aims to address the opioid crisis by increasing access to treatment, reducing unmet treatment need, and reducing opioid overdose related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment and recovery activities for opioid use disorder (OUD).

State Opioid Response (SOR) Grant
The SOR Grant aims to address the opioid crisis by increasing access to medication-assisted treatment using the three FDA-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder, reducing unmet treatment need, and reducing opioid overdose deaths through the provisions of prevention, treatment and recovery activities for opioid use disorder (OUD).