Fountain Valley News - Your Hometown Community Newspaper

Colorado receives $41.6M for opioid crisis


Last updated 9/9/2020 at 9:14am

The Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) will receive $41.6 million over the next two years from the State Opioid Response (SOR) grant, a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grant that provides states funding to address the opioid crisis. OBH will receive $20.8 million per year beginning Sept. 30, 2020. 

Including the new funds, SAMHSA has awarded CDHS $95.3 million in opioid-related funding since May 2017, with the main goal of increasing access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT), a highly effective treatment for o...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021

Rendered 08/29/2021 04:49