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Sen. John Kennedy Announces $6 Million Grant to Fight Opioid Abuse in Louisiana

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) announced today a $6.1 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services to combat the opioid crisis in Louisiana.

These grants are part of the second segment of the State Opioid Response Grants aimed at expanding access to treatments for opioid addictions.

“Thousands of Louisiana families are impacted by this devastating widespread crisis,” said Kennedy. “This grant will help provide new addiction treatment and prevention options and will enhance state treatment programs.”