Upon its creation, Dogwood Health Trust committed $25 million over five years to address the prevention and treatment of addiction to opioids and other substances.
Our Investment: $5 million per year
*(We are working now to set goals and identify strategies for 2020 and beyond.)
Our Desired Outcome(s): Working toward saving 60 lives annually.
C.A.R.E. identified the Rural Communities Opioid Response – Planning grant available from the Health Resource and Services Administration. C.A.R.E. realized they would be an ideal fit, especially since they had already formed a committee and had the necessary data at the ready.