The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration yesterday awarded grants to two tribal organizations in Alaska to increase access to mental health services and medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorders for teens and young adults. Tanana Chiefs Conference is expected to receive about $5 million over five years to address serious mental disorders and $700,000 over two years to increase access to MAT. Fairbanks Native Associations is expected to receive $500,000 for MAT.

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