Two Agencies in Broome Get State Addiction Prevention Grants
Mini-grants with $40,000 in funding is going to the Addiction Center of Broome County and Truth Pharm to work on opioid overdose prevention efforts. The money is coming from a New York State Department of Health grant.
The Broome County Health Department says the Addiction Center was awarded $10,000 to complete one project providing harm reduction supplies for participants and a new syringe exchange.
Truth Pharm was given $30,000 to focus on three separate projects. The contractors on those programs have until the end of August to complete the activities.
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Peer programs, education and harm reduction and access to the overdose reversal drug, Narcan are being funded through the grants.
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