September 4, 2019

Indiana to Receive More Than $18 Million to Combat Opioid Epidemic

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Mike Braun (R-Ind.) today applauded the announcement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that Indiana will receive $18,147,223 in grant funding to help address the opioid crisis. 


“As I travel across Indiana it is clear that no community has been spared from the harmful impacts of opioids,” said Senator Young.“Today’s announcement is welcome news for Indiana as we fight to curb this devasting opioid epidemic. More funding will allow more access to prevention services and treatment options for countless Hoosiers struggling with opioid addiction across our state.”


“$18 million is significant funding to curb the opioid epidemic and it will make measurable movement towards fixing this crisis,” said Senator Braun. “In addition to these valuable funds, I have offered bipartisan solutions that address the opioid crisis plaguing Hoosier families and communities.”