NewsPublic Affairs / September 21, 2018

Indiana Receives More Than $18M A Year For Two-Year Opioid Funding

Indiana’s Family and Social Services Administration will use the funds to support services including treatment, prevention and recovery.opioid crisis, opioid abuse, addiction treatment, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services2018-09-21T00:00:00-04:00
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Indiana Receives More Than $18M A Year For Two-Year Opioid Funding

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar at an announcement in February in Indiana.

FILE PHOTO: Jake Harper/Side Effects Public Media

Indiana will receive more than $18 million a year, for two years to address the opioid epidemic. The funds are part of a $1 billion package announced this week by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, or HHS.

In a statement HHS Secretary Alex Azar said, "The more than $1 billion in additional funding that we provided this week will build on progress we have seen in tackling this epidemic through empowering communities and families on the frontlines."

Indiana’s Family and Social Services Administration will use the funds to support services including treatment, prevention and recovery.

 

 

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