cardinal health

Arkansas Opioid Recovery Partnership offers funding opportunities for mitigation programs

BY: - December 1, 2022

Overdose deaths are increasing in Arkansas and despite efforts to bring awareness to the opioid epidemic, recovery and support services are not always available in the communities that need them most. Exodus.Life executive director Myra Woolfolk hopes to change that with support from the Arkansas Opioid Recovery Partnership, which is offering $16 million for programs […]

Arkansas receives first payment in $26 billion national opioid settlement

BY: - September 14, 2022

Arkansas has received more than $2.5 million from three opioid distributors as part of a national $26 billion settlement. The payment is the first of $216 million the state will receive under the agreement through annual payments over 18 years.  State and local officials still must develop plans for how to spend the settlement funds, […]