URI gets $1M for rural opioid crisis outreach

URI WAS GRANTED $1 million from the federal government for its program to conduct outreach to rural Rhode Island communities regarding the opioid crisis. The program will be led by URI College of Pharmacy clinical associate professor Anita Jacobson, pictured above. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND
URI WAS GRANTED $1 million from the federal government for its program to conduct outreach to rural Rhode Island communities regarding the opioid crisis. The program will be led by URI College of Pharmacy clinical associate professor Anita Jacobson, pictured above. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island has received a $1 million federal grant to fight the opioid crisis in rural Rhode Island communities, URI announced this week. The funds come from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. The funds will fuel…

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