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Hogan Administrations Announces New Initiatives To Fight Opioid Epidemic

February 4th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

The Hogan administration has announced new initiatives to fight the opioid epidemic. Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, at a press conference, announced expanded substance use prevention and treatment efforts, including $2.5 million in additional funding. He also discussed a new executive order to study the connection between substance abuse and mental health. Talking with WCBC News, Rutherford said that one of the most important facets of the overall program actually follows rehab- that being to find a safe environment for those in recovery…

 

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