Summit County wins $200K substance use treatment grant |

Summit County wins $200K substance use treatment grant

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct the amount of the grant in the headline.

Summit County has been awarded a $216,028 grant from the state to establish a withdrawal management program and create a comprehensive continuum of care, according to a release from the Office of Behavioral Health at the Colorado Department of Human Services.

The grant was part of $4.6 million that was awarded to 16 groups, funding projects including hiring more certified addiction counselors, launching withdrawal management centers and opening new recovery residence programs.

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