HHS gives communities $115M to fight the opioid epidemic in 2020

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The firm likewise granted $10 million to 50 organizations to improve and expand rural drug abuse avoidance efforts, access to treatment and recovery programs.

The Sept. 14 grants bring the companys total investment in the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program to nearly $115 million for the 2020 fiscal year.

The financing came from HRSAs Rural Communities Opioid Response Program, a multiyear effort to fight substance usage condition and opioid usage condition in rural neighborhoods.

HRSA awarded $15 million to 30 organizations, each of which will get approximately $500,000 over 3 years to lower the frequency of neonatal abstaining syndrome in rural communities by enhancing health care access and neighborhood support programs. Neonatal abstinence syndrome describes several concerns that can occur in a newborn who was exposed to opioids in the womb.

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The Health Resources and Services Administration, part of HHS, on Sept. 14 granted $25 million to 80 companies across 36 states and two territories to combat the opioid crisis.

Katie Adams –
Monday, September 14th, 2020

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