UMaine among recipients of federal grants to address opioid crisis, Press Herald reports

The Portland Press Herald reported the University of Maine is among the recipients of $6 million in federal grants to battle the opioid crisis in Maine, as part of $160 million in federal funding being distributed across the country. Community health clinics, hospital systems and UMaine will use the funding for treatment, prevention and to help boost the workforce, the article states. UMaine received a $500,000 grant for workforce development to help make sure there are enough workers in the treatment industry, the Press Herald reported. Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel published the Press Herald article and News Center Maine also reported on the grants.