ONDCP Announces $15.9 Million in New Awards for High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas, Expanding its Overdose Response Strategy to All 50 States.

The Office of the National Drug Control Policy announced $15.9 million in discretionary funding for its HIDTA Program, adding to the $266 million in baseline funding released earlier this year. Combined, this represents the highest award level ever for the HIDTA program. This new allocation of discretionary funds expands the HIDTA Overdose Response Strategy (ORS) — a public health and public safety partnership designed to reduce overdoses and save lives — to all 50 states.

Read the full ONDCP press release HERE