PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that the Arizona Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has awarded $1,762,914 in grant funding to combat the effects of the opioid crisis. The money will help support programs for nearly 14,000 individuals in Pima and Maricopa counties. It will serve a wide range of diagnosis, treatment, and educational needs, including infants born with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD), medically-underserved communities, grade school children, pregnant women and mothers, adults with mental health-related needs, homeless individuals, and survivors of human trafficking with OUD.
The grant funding comes as a result of the “One Arizona Plan” and AGO-led settlement with four pharmaceutical companies for their roles in the opioid crisis.
Organizations in Maricopa and Pima counties awarded grant funding include:
- COPE Community Services - $249,656
- FullCircle Program - $250,000
- Hope for Addiction - $112,204
- Phoenix Rescue Mission - $159,720
- Southwest Behavioral & Health Services - $250,000
- Jacob’s Hope - $249,999
- notMYkid - $250,000
- Phoenix Dream Center - $241,334
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