New York Gets $25 Million For Battling Opioid Addiction
HHS will administer grants totaling $485 million to all 50 states and US territories.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded $5,881,983 in opioid crisis grants Thursday to West Virginia, to fund drug addiction prevention, treatment and recovery services.
According to the CDC, over 33,000 Americans died of opioid overdoses in 2015.
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price with President Donald Trump at a meeting with health insurance company CEOs at the White House on February 27, 2017.
The funding is meant to support a comprehensive array of evidence-based prevention, treatment and recovery services and has been awarded to states and territories based on rates of overdose deaths and unmet needs for opioid addiction treatment. The grants will be administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Arkansas carries out first of planned executions
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Officials said the Energy and Commerce Committee, which oversees the HHS, has been instrumental in responding to the opioid epidemic by conducting legislative investigations, in addition to crafting the state grant initiative.
"It seems like everyone I meet is in some way impacted by this tragic opioid epidemic", Upton said. "Now, we're delivering. To those in the midst of this fight: Help is on its way".
While the 21st Century Cures Act was primarily focused on precision medicine and retooling the nation's pharmaceutical development regulations, it also included a number of provisions related to health IT and population health management.
In January, CMS officials stressed the importance of taking a patient-centered approach to prescribing opioids judiciously and helping chronic pain patients avoid long-term dependence on painkillers.
Opioids were responsible for more than 33,000 deaths in 2015, eclipsing the number of deaths caused by vehicle accidents and gun violence, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Under the plan, OH stands to receive more than $26 million. We are making progress to ensure our state and communities have the tools needed to confront this public health crisis, but we still have a lot of work to do.
He temporarily delayed signing a letter of intent with Michigan State while sorting through those legal issues. That charge was later removed from his record after completing a diversionary program earlier this year.
Earlier in the Lok Sabha, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the Government will do everything possible to get justice for Jadhav. Diplomats also said that India woud have to deliberate upon what kind of response would be befitting if Pakistan executed Mr.
Firefighters said on Twitter that they received more than 100 calls, 20 of them related to people trapped in elevators. Pacific Gas & Electric says about 90,000 customers have been affected by a power outage in San Francisco .
A Metropolitan Police statement said officers from the Extradition Unit arrested Mallya on an extradition warrant from India. Surjewala said the government's sincerity of objective would be proved only when Mallya and Modi are brought back to India.
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An email was sent to Unite members and staff in the West Midlands informing them that Mr Coyne had been suspended from his job. It is understood the move is linked to statements he made regardingMr McCluskey's purchase of a flat using union funds.
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Haley's guidelines to the Council included the plea to nations to not lose sight of the cross border influx of terrorist fighters. That's the way the Security Council has operated for years. "The same is true for the United Nations Security Council".
Thus, the criticism that Assad continues to launch air strikes, from the base we hit or from elsewhere, misses the point. Iran and Hezbollah, both bitter enemies of Israel, along with Russian Federation have sent forces to support Assad.
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.
Netanyahu criticizes Barghouti's New York Times op-ed
Hunger-striking Palestinians being held under administrative detention and Israeli authorities have negotiated deals in the past. In 2011, Israel swapped more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners for an Israeli soldier who had been held by Hamas for five years.
Tigers fall 8-1 Thursday, get swept by Rays
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 .
Caitlyn Jenner's book is all made up: Kris
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No changes; George HW Bush still in Houston hospital
The former president has vascular parkinsonism, a symptom complex that shares similar ailments with Parkinson's Disease. McGrath said Bush "feels terrific", and Bush's vice president, Dan Quayle, talked with him by phone on Friday.
Olympic hurdles champion banned for whereabouts mix-up
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President Trump welcomes Sarah Palin to White House
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Browns zero in on No. 1 pick, trade for veteran QB unlikely
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Kentucky's jobless rate stays at 5 percent in March
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