Opioid money to pay for transportation costs

  • Date: 10/21/2023

When it comes to getting treatment for substance abuse issues, one of the biggest hurdles many area residents face is a lack of transportation options to and from treatment centers. A new partnership between the Hopkins County Fiscal Court and ARCH Community Health Coalition may help to alleviate that problem.

Working on a recommendation from the committee established to help utilize recent opioid settlement funds, the court recently unanimously voted to earmark $10,000 of those funds for a transportation fund that will be overseen by ARCH. These are funds that can only be used for very specific purposes related to opioid abuse.

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