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Frederick County awarded almost $2 million to combat opioid epidemic

September 12, 2023
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Frederick County has received two grants to help the county combat the opioid epidemic over the next several years by expanding a community outreach program that provides assistance to emergency medical services responders. The county received grants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), as well as the Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts, according to a news release from the county executive’s office.

Article Source: The Frederick News-Post

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