HHS Announces Billion Dollars in Grants to Fight Opioid Crisis

(From The Washington Free Beacon)

Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar announced one billion dollars in grants Wednesday to help combat the opioid epidemic across the country, adding to major federal actions on opioids throughout the past week.

Disbursed through state-level programs, $900 million will be used to support medication-assisted treatment with methadone, buprenorphine, and vivitrol, all drugs which curb opioid cravings.

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