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Tennessee to Receive $13.8 Million Aimed at Prescription Opioid Crisis

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 | 10:41am

NASHVILLE - U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D. has announced that the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services will be awarded $13.8 million through the 21st Century Cures Act to help combat the prescription opioid epidemic in Tennessee. This is the largest single federal funding increase for opioid treatment in the state’s history.

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