Recent Actions

Upcoming training events, problem gambling awareness month events, and webinars including opioid overdose prevention trainings in how to recognize and respond to an overdose with naloxone.

Meet Commissioner Chinazo Cunningham

Dr. Cunningham is a physician, researcher, and public health professional who brings over 20 years of expertise in substance use treatment to OASAS. Prior to joining OASAS, she served as the Executive Deputy Commissioner of Mental Hygiene at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, was a practicing physician at Montefiore Health System, and a Professor of Medicine, Family and Social Medicine, and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Cunningham has more than 20 years' experience in research, care, and program-development that focuses on people who use drugs. She has also partnered with community-based organizations to develop pioneering programs to promote the health of this population. Dr. Cunningham led one of the first clinics in New York City to integrate buprenorphine into primary care. She has trained hundreds of doctors to treat substance use disorders in primary care. She has also led several research studies and published numerous research articles that focus on treating substance use disorders.
Commissioner Chinazo Cunningham

For Providers

Funding
Procurement and SAPT Funding Initiatives
Search our list of available funding opportunities for not-for-profit organizations, local governmental units, and other businesses to support a comprehensive system of addiction services. Recent federal legislation also provides supplemental funding for states to provide ongoing financial for support substance use disorder services via expansions to the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment or SAPT Block Grant.