Wednesday, April 19, 2017

NorCo Heroin Task Force Gets $103,000 Grant

Northampton County's Heroin and Opioid Overdose Task Force (Task Force) has  received a grant from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency to combat the heroin and opioid epidemic. This money will promote community based education and awareness. It will also fund access to treatment and naloxone, a life-saving treatment for drug overdoses. .

Who's in this task force?  Bethlehem Health Bureau, Northampton County Drug and Alcohol Division, Northampton County Coroner, St. Luke’s University Health Network, Lehigh Valley Health Network, ethlehem EMS, Bethlehem Police, Bangor Police, Northampton County Department of Corrections, Center for Humanistic Change, Neighborhood Health Centers of the Lehigh Valley and Two Rivers Health and Wellness Foundation.

Two Rivers Health and Wellness will administer the grant.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hooray, now it also needs to flood this process to the west instead of the opposite and helping in the illZ incubation as a grant grab get to give back proCUREment!!