Prevention Services RFP FY24

This Request for Proposal (RFP) is intended to provide interested agencies, institutions and organizations with sufficient information to prepare and submit proposals for the provision of substance use disorders prevention services in the counties of:
  • Alcona
  • Alpena
  • Iosco
  • Ogemaw
  • Oscoda
  • Montmorency
  • Presque Isle

Total funds anticipated to be available for the period of October 1, 2023 through September 30, 2024. These funding totals are anticipated; actual funding may vary. This RFP is NOT a commitment to further pursue contractual arrangements with potential Providers responding to this solicitation. This RFP and application process will be used to determine what solicitation efforts will be necessary to make an informed decision regarding the procurement process for these SA Block Grant funded services. If selected, you will be required to sign a Prevention Services Contract prior to service commencement.

Questions on this RFP can be directed to Chris VanWagoner at Proposals in response to this RFP must be sent to no later than June 2, 2023 at 5pm, and must include completed data from requested portions of the RFP materials.


Attachment A – Proposal Application

Attachment B – Prevention Services Planning Form.

Attachment C – Program Budget Forms DCH-0385-DCH-0386


Attachment E- .Federal Prevention Strategies

Attachment F – NMRE Credentialing and Staff Qualification Requirements

Attachment G – .SAMHSA Guidelines for Evidenced Based Prevention

Attachment H – NMRE Provider_Staff Fillable Form

Attachment I – NMRE RFP Schedule

Attachment J – NMRE RFP Checklist


Day of Recovery Education, May 29th

Northern Michigan Regional Entity
Day of Recovery Education

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
10am – 3pm

Registration and Breakfast begin at 9am

Treetops Resort — Gaylord

Together WE can be the change

Planting the Seeds of Recovery

“The Grievance and Appeals Process”

Mari Hesselink, NMRE Customer Relations and Specialist, RRO

“Communicating About Our Recovery with Friends and Family”

Mary Jameson, LMSW

Breakout Sessions:

Recovery Yoga for All Abilities ~ Molly Stimac

The Red Flags of Recovery ~ Dee Whittaker, LPC, NCC, CAAD

Empowering YOU/ Decision Making ~ Dr. Carol Ellstein, Licensed Psychologist


  • Continental Breakfast and Lunch
  • Health Checks
  • Door Prizes
  • Info Displays
  • EnTerTainMent!!

If you have any questions, call Mari Hesselink at 1.800.834.3393

Register with your Clubhouse or Drop-in Center

Crawford County: CCSD Trained to Prevent Opiod Overdose Deaths

Narcan, the brand name for Naloxone, can either be administered with a nasal spray or with an injection.

NMRE and Up North Prevention Fund Training by Crawford Coalition for Sheriff’s Deputies in Use of Narcan

First Life Saved Weeks Later

The following article appeared in the February 7th edition of the Crawford County Avalanche and was written by Dan Sanderson. It details the December 18th training of the deputies in Narcan administration, as well as their subsequent first overdose death prevention on January 2nd of this year.

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NMRE First in the State to Launch Opioid Health Home

Northern Michigan Regional Entity: First in the State to Launch Opioid Health Home

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has chosen the Northern Michigan Regional Entity to launch Opioid Health Homes in its 21-county area

Prescription drug and opioid use has reached epidemic proportions in Michigan.

To make matters worse, a person with an opioid use disorder is at a greater risk of either having or developing a mental health disorder or a chronic health condition.


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