HRSA Awards Over $111 Million to 96 Organizations to Combat Opioid Epidemic in Rural Communities

On August 8, 2019, the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy announced awards of over $111 million to 96 rural organizations across 37 states as part of its multi-year Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) initiative.  These funds, which also include support for an evaluation of the initiative, will strengthen rural communities’ capacity to provide needed substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery services and build the evidence base for interventions that are effective in rural settings.

The full announcement can be accessed here.