HHS issues $1.5B in grants for opioid abuse treatment, including telehealth

Federal officials are issuing roughly $1.5 billion to healthcare providers and other organizations to help them use telehealth and other tools to combat the opioid abuse crisis.

In the first year of the two-year, $3 billion State Opioid Response and Tribal Opioid Response grant programs, the money is being dispensed to state and Tribal agencies through the Health and Human Service Department’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

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