“The UMKC partner in the effort is the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network Office at the School of Nursing and Health Studies. The grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration supports the ongoing work of the Opioid Response Network, originally funded in 2018.
“‘This latest grant, and the ongoing long-term exceptional performance of the Collaborative to Advance Health Services, exemplifies UMKC leadership in healthcare research and service,’ said Chancellor C. Mauli Agrawal. ‘Our School of Nursing and Health Studies is at the forefront of national efforts to address the scourge of opioid addiction.’”
The Opioid Response Network also intends to expand its support for corrections settings, grow its culturally specific groups, and provide more educational services.
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