Director Of State's Addiction Agency Talks About Budget And Opioid Battle
He tells us a total of $485 million in opioid grants are being administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and the money is used to prevent abuse and treat addiction. This much-needed funding will help Texas tackle the problem head-on through additional prevention, treatment, and recovery services.
West Virginia's senators and U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., have announced that West Virginia will receive a almost $6 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to help combat the opioid crisis.
"The opioid crisis has hit every community and knows no bounds", House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) said.
Federal health officials say about 33,000 people across the United States died from an opioid overdose in 2015.
"The funding provided for by the 21st Century Cures Act will ensure that West Virginians have access to comprehensive treatment options including prevention and addiction recovery throughout the state", Senator Manchin said.
The funding was provided by the 21 Century Cures Act, which passed the Senate with Sen.
The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services said it has been awarded $3,114,402 for the first year of a two-year grant by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the prevention and treatment of opioid abuse in Kansas, according to a news release.
The President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis is tasked with "studying the scope and effectiveness of the federal response to this crisis and providing recommendations to the President for improving it", Secretary Price wrote, adding that "HHS is uniquely positioned to contribute in this important effort as a key agency providing critical resources for care and treatment". An additional $500 million in grants will be available next year. "Kansas is the 16th highest opioid prescribing state in the country". Kentucky, another state ravaged by the opioid epidemic, will receive $10.5 million.
U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today announced that the State of MS will receive $3.58 million in federal funding to combat opioid addiction and overdose related deaths.
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That girl's parents were interviewed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and described the procedure as a "cleansing". Some of the girls allegedly traveled to the clinic, which is midway between Detroit and Ann Arbor, from out of state.
In the rotation because Jake Odorizzi strained his left hamstring, Ramirez had not started since April 16 past year . The Rays start their next series, against the Houston Astros, at home tonight when Alex Cobb faces Mike Fiers .
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Canaccord Genuity analyst Michael Graham raised his price target to 32 from 31, saying first-quarter results were "solid". Aaron Kessler, the lead analyst on the report, reiterated a market perform rating and didn't have a price target.
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McCluskey wins Unite leadership re-election
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Netanyahu criticizes Barghouti's New York Times op-ed
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Fire crews rush to calls in San Francisco outage
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Arkansas carries out first of planned executions
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Jesus in contention for City comeback at Wembley
Arsenal would need Mesut Ozil to drop back into midfield to help out but I do not know if he is equipped to do that". CITY boss Pep Guardiola has demanded an improvement in the atmosphere at home games.
RUMOR: Mini Super NES Coming For The Holidays?
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Kentucky's jobless rate stays at 5 percent in March
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