Health Dept. Authorizes $1.8 Billion to States to Fight Opioid Crisis

The Department of Health and Human Services authorized $1.8 billion in state grants on Wednesday to help agencies across the U.S. fight the opioid crisis.

(Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will offer states more than $1.8 billion in new funding to fight the opioid epidemic. 

The funds will be used for expanding access to treatments for opioid overdosing and to gather case data from across states, the HHS said. 

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