Arizona’s efforts to combat opioid abuse are getting a $3.1 million boost from federal taxpayers.
The U.S. Department of Health Services says the funding provided the state Department of Health Services is included in $144.1 million of grants awarded nationwide to prevent and treat opioid addiction.
The grants will be administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Other uses include expanding treatment and recovery services to pregnant and postpartum women struggling with substance abuse and increasing long-term recovery services.
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