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Massachusetts to receive opioid crisis grants

September 09, 2019 06:24 AM

More than 90-million dollars in federal grants is going to help to fight the opioid crisis in Massachusetts.   

The state will get the grants over a two year period.   

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They’re part of 1.8 billion dollars spreading across many states to help fight the crisis by expanding access to treatment and supporting research.    

The number of people who died from opioid-related overdoses in Massachusetts has declined two years in a row.

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