Event: May 9 Grant Announcement for E.D. Peer Support Pilot Program
On May 9, NCHA joined the NC Department of Health and Human Services at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to announce the six hospitals receiving grant awards as part of a pilot program to combat the opioid crisis facing our state. The awards are part of a $1.37 million grant, funded through DHHS, that will enable participating NC hospitals to embed certified peer support specialists in their emergency departments to connect patients presenting with opioid overdose to treatment, recovery, and harm reduction supports.
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