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ORAU named to Department of Health and Human Services SAMHSA contract

ORAU is proud to announce it has been selected by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a prime contractor to provide services under the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) vehicle.

The five-year contract is designed to help SAMHSA achieve its mission to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities. Individual task orders will be issued across multiple domain areas and will enable SAMHSA centers, divisions and offices to achieve their goals and improve technical, management, and administrative operations.

ORAU is a prime contractor in SAMHSA’s Communication Projects domain, which will require the unique expertise and experience of our staff to conceptualize, plan, research, develop, design, implement, disseminate, and evaluate the effectiveness of communication projects, related materials and dissemination tactics to increase awareness and education about SAMHSA’s mission.

“ORAU is proud to be a SAMHSA prime contractor,” said Jeffrey Miller, Ph.D., ORAU senior vice president and director of ORAU Government Services. “We have been providing a wide range of communication expertise in the mental health and substance abuse space for many years. We are excited to continue this work to meet the needs of SAMHSA and HHS.”

About ORAU

ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance national priorities in science, education, security and health. Through specialized teams of experts and access to a consortium of more than 150 colleges and universities, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

Media Contacts

Pam Bonee Director, Communications Work: 865.576.3146 Cell: 865.603.5142
Wendy West Manager, Communications Work: 865.576.0028 Cell: 865.207.7953