NMRE FY2022 SOR Grant 2 RFP

This Request for Proposal (RFP) represents the Northern Michigan Regional Entity’s (NMRE) intent to solicit interest from Substance Use Disorder Providers for the provision of SOR 2 Grant service projects during Fiscal Year 2022 (October 1, 2021 – September 30, 2022) as listed below:

  • Evidence Based Prevention: $125,000 available
  • Jail Based MAT & GPRA*: $140,000 available
  • Mobile Care Unit*: $150,000 available
  • Opioid Use Disorder (OUD), Stimulant Use Disorder (StUD) Treatment and Case Management & GPRA*: $200,000 available
  • Peers in Office/FQHC (SBIRT) and Peers in ED (Project ASSERT): $300,000 available
  • Recovery Housing & GPRA*: $200,000 available

‘* These project will require the completion of Government Performance and Results Act Evaluations at Intake, 6 Month and Discharge intervals for all clients provided with continuing care.  It is not required for those seen on a single visit basis.

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 grant funded services. If selected, you will be required to sign a letter of agreement which is being made available with this RFP so you may review prior to making a project submission.

The following documents must be submitted to providersupport@nmre.org  no later than  5pm on July 30, 2021:

  1. Completed Budget Form ** (0385, 0386)

** Special Information about Budget Submissions

  • Supplies and Materials in the budget must be listed as such until they reach $5,000 for an individual item; at which amount they become equipment.
  • If the % of Fringe to Wage amount exceeds 25%, a separate detailed explanation must be submitted explaining higher than normal fringe expenses.
  • If Indirect Costs exceed 10% a separate detailed/itemized explanation must be submitted.
  1. Application form specific to project being applied for

Required and Informational Documents can be downloaded:      Here

If you have any questions about his RFP, please contact Chris VanWagoner at cvanwagoner@nmre.org.


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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Partnering with State of Michigan to Provide Cutting Edge Treatment to combat Opioid Epidemic

The Northern Michigan Regional Entity (Region 2 Prepaid Inpatient Health Plan) is partnering with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) to provide cutting edge treatment for persons with Opioid Use Disorder in Michigan’s Northern Lower Peninsula. In a recently announced pilot program, Region 2 was named as the area identified by Michigan Department of Health and Human Services who would begin piloting an Opioid Health Home program in Michigan. The program is aimed at providing cutting edge recovery-oriented services to combat the rise of drug overdose deaths that has more than tripled since 1999. Please see the MDHHS proposed policy draft for more information.

MDHHS Proposed Policy Draft for Opioid Health Home: 1807-BHDDA-P