A $6.1 Million grant could help combat the opioid crisis in Louisiana

WVLA - U.S. Sen. John Kennedy and U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy have announced a $6.1 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services will go to help 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 Sen. Kennedy.  “This grant will help provide new addiction treatment and prevention options and will enhance state treatment programs.”