White House Commits $1.5 Billion To OUD Treatment, Overdose Prevention

By Bridget Early / May 19, 2022 at 4:18 PM
HHS will make $1.5 billion in new funding available to help states tackle substance use disorder and overdose rates, which President Joe Biden named as one of his health care agenda items for the year, HHS announced Thursday (May 19). The State Opioid Response funding will be used to help states and territories more easily access FDA-approved medications used to treat opioid use disorder. The funding will be available through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, HHS says,...

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