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Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program Toolkit

On this page: Check out these shareable resources that you can use to promote BHW programs, including:

Newsletter and web content

Use this content to create tailored messages that allow you to share these opportunities with your members.

How to use: Copy and paste into your email newsletters or add to your web pages.

OPEN NOW! Federal Loan Repayment Program for Behavioral Health Providers

The Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP) gives behavioral health providers up to $250,000 to repay school loans in exchange for working full-time for six years at an approved site. The Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) oversees this program designed to help recruit and retain a more diverse set of behavioral health providers focused on combating the substance use disorder (SUD) epidemic. U.S. citizens and permanent green card holders are eligible to apply through June 27, 7:30 p.m. ET.

Social media posts

Post these messages to your social media accounts to help increase awareness about the STAR LRP to all your followers. You can also retweet or share any of the posts from our social media accounts.

How to use:

  1. Copy and paste these posts to your social media channels.
  2. Edit the posts to tailor the messages as needed for your platforms and audience.
  3. Tag our social media accounts:
  4. Include one of the shareable social media graphics.

Facebook/LinkedIn posts

  • Did you know? HRSA is now accepting applications for the #SubstanceUseDisorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP)! Learn more and apply by June 27, 7:30 p.m. ET: https://bit.ly/4a4Ynbb
  • Substance Use Disorder treatment clinicians – You could receive up to $250K to help pay for your student loans through HRSA's #SubstanceUseDisorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP). Apply now: https://bit.ly/4a4Ynbb

X posts

  • NOW OPEN: Our Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery (STAR) Loan Repayment Program! Licensed, full-time substance use disorder professionals and support staff can receive up to $250,000 in student loan repayment assistance. Learn more and apply by June 27: https://bit.ly/4a4Ynbb
  • HRSA's STAR Loan Repayment Program supports substance use disorder treatment teams, including physicians! Learn how you can receive up to $250,000 to pay off your student loans: https://bit.ly/4a4Ynbb

Instagram posts

  • If you're a behavioral health provider working at a facility approved for the STAR Loan Repayment Program, you may be eligible for up to $250,000 in student debt repayment. Select the link in our bio to learn more and apply by June 27. #loanrepayment #studentdebt

    Note to stakeholder: Use https://bit.ly/4a4Ynbb in your bio to direct users to the NHSC site. 
     
  • Do you provide substance use disorder treatment to communities in need? Apply to our STAR Loan Repayment Program to reduce your debt while providing care to those who need it most. Select the link in our bio to learn more and apply by June 27. #loanrepayment #studentdebt

    Note to stakeholder: Use https://bit.ly/4a4Ynbb in your bio to direct users to the NHSC site. 

Shareable social media graphics

How to use: Save the image file (JPG) to your computer. Then use the images in presentations, post to social media, or send in an email.

Videos

Need help with your application?

Watch our videos on creating and completing your application or attend one of our webinar or Q&A sessions:

Applicant questions?

Call 1-800-221-9393
(TTY: 1-877-897-9910)
M - F, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. ET
(except federal holidays)
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