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Washington Health Centers receive funds to fight opioid crisis


September 27, 2017

Today the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded $4,075,745 to 24 health centers in Washington to increase access to substance abuse and mental health services.

“No corner of our country, from rural areas to urban centers, has escaped the scourge of the opioid crisis,” said HHS Secretary Tom Price, M.D. “The Trump Administration is taking strong, decisive action to respond to the crisis caused by the opioid epidemic. These grants from HRSA go directly to local organizations, which are best situated to address substance abuse and mental health issues in their own communities.”

Approximately $4,075,745 will support 24 health centers to support expansion and inte...

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