The Department of Health and Human Services today announced more than $70 million in new funding opportunities to prevent and treat opioid use disorders and deaths. The grants include up to $28 million to help states increase access to medication-assisted treatment; $41.7 million to help local governments and tribal organizations train and provide resources to administer emergency treatment; and $1 million to expand access to overdose treatment. In addition, HHS recently announced up to $3.3 million for a state pilot program to treat pregnant and postpartum women with substance use disorders, and up to $2.6 million to increase recovery support for substance abuse and addiction.

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