White House announces nearly $2B in grants to fight opioids
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is awarding nearly $2 billion in grants to states and local governments to help fight the opioid crisis.
Health and Human Services Secretary Alexander Azar said the grants come from money that President Donald Trump secured from Congress last year.
The Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration is awarding $932 million to every state and some U.S. territories to help provide treatment and recovery services that meet local needs.
Separately, the Centers for Disease Control and