Whiteside County Health Department Receives Grant Money to Combat Opioid Crisis

Whiteside County Health Department Receives Grant Money to Combat Opioid Crisis

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that health centers across the district will receive $668,000 in total grant funding to combat the opioid crisis.

These federal dollars were awarded through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Integrated Behavioral Health Services (IBHS) program and will be used to the prevent and treat mental health conditions and substance use disorders, including opioid use disorder.

The Whiteside County Health Department will receive $167,000 as their share of the grant.