New program takes aim at Rhode Island overdose crisis

PROVIDENCE – A nearly $900,000 federal grant is funding a new program aimed at the drug overdose crisis in the Ocean State. The Imani Breakthrough Recovery Project, launched by the Recovery Workgroup of Gov. Daniel J. McKee’s Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force, has received an $877,568 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and…

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  1. $877 thousand dollars from DHS is certainly needed.

    While this is being funded, the federal government and RI
    are in the process of legalizing recreational marijuana???

    Make sense?
    Jane Casey, Professional Security Services, Inc.