HHS provides $1.5 billion to fund state opioid grant program

A federal grant will provide nearly $1.5 billion to states and territories to address the nation’s opioid addiction and overdose epidemic, HHS announced in a press release.
Through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the HHS State Opioid Response grant program will provide formula funding to states and territories to increase access for FDA-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder, as well as support for prevention, harm reduction, treatment and recovery support services.
“The State Opioid Response grant program delivers

A federal grant will provide nearly $1.5 billion to states and territories to address the nation’s opioid addiction and overdose epidemic, HHS announced in a press release.
Through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the HHS State Opioid Response grant program will provide formula funding to states and territories to increase access for FDA-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder, as well as support for prevention, harm reduction, treatment and recovery support services.
“The State Opioid Response grant program delivers