R.I. receives $15M in federal funds to combat opioids

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT of Health and Human Services announced $15 million in federal funds to combat the opioid crisis in Rhode Island. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/KIYOSHI OTA
THE U.S. DEPARTMENT of Health and Human Services announced $15 million in federal funds to combat the opioid crisis in Rhode Island. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/KIYOSHI OTA
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is receiving $15 million to combat the opioid crisis from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the department announced Wednesday. The funds were administered by two agencies in the DHHS, the Health Resources and Services Administration and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The SAMHSA awarded $12.6…

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