How will opioid settlement money be spent in Appalachia?
All states, U.S territories, and Tribes and tribal health organizations are receiving opioid settlement money in some form, and the pot exceeds $54 billion.
What is CEG doing?
- Collaborating with stakeholders across Appalachia to promote a regional response to the syndemic of HIV, viral hepatitis, and substance use disorder.
- Mobilizing community members to engage with local policy makers regarding opioid settlement spending.
- Educating decision makers on evidence-based public health solutions to prevent overdose and reduce other related harms.
- Monitoring and cataloging how states, counties, and municipalities are spending their opioid settlement dollars.
Please take a moment to explore our affiliated website below,where you can get a better understanding of how opioid settlement funds are being spent in your state.