Fund for a Resilient Nevada (FRN)

About FRN

The Fund for a Resilient Nevada was established in Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) 433.712 through 433.744 and is specific to the state's portion of opioid litigation recoveries. It is administered by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Director's Office, as identified in NRS 433.732. Pursuant to NRS 433.732, the Fund was created in the State Treasury. Unless otherwise required by the applicable judgment or settlement, the Attorney General shall, after deducting any fees and costs imposed pursuant to an applicable contingent fee contract as described in NRS 228.111, deposit in the Fund all money received by this State pursuant to any judgment received or settlement entered into by the State of Nevada as a result of litigation concerning the manufacture, distribution, sale or marketing of opioids conducted in accordance with the declaration of findings issued by the Governor and the Attorney General. Pursuant to NRS 433.734, one of the DHHS's responsibilities is the deveopment of the statewide needs assessment and a statewide plan to identify priorities related to addressing opioid-related risk, harms and impacts using a data-driven and evidence-based approach.

    Contact the Fund for a Resilient Nevada (FRN)

    Grants - Notice of Funding Opportunity

    This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)is intended to solicit applications for the Fund for a Resilient Nevada (FRN), Opioid Recoveries, Treatment Programs. The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Director's Office is responsible in administering the FRN to supplement and not supplant existing funding focused on opioid abatement in Nevada.  

    The Director's Office reserves the right to utilize this NOFO for other state or federal subgrant funding that may become available for the abatement of the opioid epidemic, for a period not to exceed four (4) years, in compliance with both federal and state procurement limitations. 

    FRN is established in Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) 433.712 through 433.744 and funding is guided by the required Opioid Statewide Needs Assessment Plan: Nevada Opioid Needs Assessment and Statewide Plan 2022 ( Funding will not be available for any activities not specifically identified in the Plan. 

    If an ADA version of the Budget Form or the Application is needed, please contact Dawn Yohey at 

    Advisory Committee for a Resilient Nevada (ACRN) - Creation & Purpose

    Section 1. Creation

    The Committee was established in compliance with the passage of Senate Bill (SB) 390 by the 2021 State Legislature 81st session to obtain advice and council from persons and entities who possess knowledge and experience related to the prevention of opioid misuse, opioid related deaths and injury, as well as addiction and opioid use disorders within the State of Nevada. The goal is to effectively address risks, impacts, and harms of the opioid crisis in the State through the Fund for a Resilient Nevada (FRN).

    Section 2. Purpose

    The Coalition will provide feedback and best practice reviews on the data-based content and use information from the “damages report” to establish the data driven needs assessment and the development of an integrated state plan. The state plan will include an analysis of the impacts of opioid use and opioid use disorder based on quantitative and qualitative data to determine priorities for programming to be supported by the Fund for a Resilient Nevada. The state plan will prioritize overdose prevention strategies, youth substance use prevention, and focus on health equity and identifying disparities across all racial and ethnic populations, geographic regions and special populations, which includes, without limitation to: veterans, persons who are pregnant, parents of dependent children, youth, persons who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning, and persons and families involved in the criminal justice system, juvenile justice system and child welfare systems.

    ACRN Board Members, Bylaws, Reports and Meetings

    Cross Sector Task Force to Address Overdose

    Become a Member of the Advisory Committee for a Resilient Nevada

    If you are interested in serving the State of Nevada by lending your knowledge and expertise to the Advisory Committee for a Resilient Nevada (ACRN), please check the ACRN Member webpage ACRN Members for current vacancies and the statutory requirements associated with each vacancy, and contact Dawn Yohey at