ADAMH Board Receives nearly $3.5 million dollars in State Opioid Response (SOR) Grant Funding

December 23, 2020

For Immediate Release

Paint Valley Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMH) Board Receives nearly $3.5 million dollars in State Opioid Response (SOR) Grant Funding

In response to the substance use crisis the community is facing, the ADAMH Board has been awarded a State Opioid Response (SOR) 2.0 Grant in the amount of nearly $3.5 million dollars.

These funds will be utilized in Fayette, Highland, Pickaway, Pike and Ross counties to help treat and provide much needed services to our residents experiencing an opioid or an amphetamine use disorder. The funding will bring to reality over ten projects throughout our service district.  These projects will offer wrap around treatment, wellness coordinators, assistance for individuals with justice involvement, in-reach to county jails and peer recover support specialist programming, as well as recovery housing.   Additionally, the funding will also help provide prevention education and support to the youth in this region so that they are less likely to develop such disorders. 

Executive Director Penny Dehner stated:  “The Paint Valley ADAMH Board is excited for the array of comprehensive services that will be made available through this funding opportunity.  The funding will allow for an increase in service delivery throughout the continuum of care.”

The Paint Valley ADAMH Board is excited to be working with 15 area agencies to bring additional services to our communities and looks forward to having a lasting impact on the lives of the people we serve.

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