The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) today awarded $1.75 million to 25 programs through the California Residency Program Collaborative Project. This collaborative will advance the training of primary care doctors in the field of substance use disorders (SUD), including stimulants and opioids. The training will also improve the patient care experience and promote patient-centric and evidence-based care.
California Continues Statewide Efforts to Combat the Opioid Crisis, Keep California Communities Safe, and Provide Recovery Resources
On January 11th, Governor Newsom Proposed New Investments to Reduce Overdoses, Support Recovery Efforts, Education, and More.
The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) today awarded $12 million to 44 programs through the California Youth Opioid Response (CA YOR) project, and $9.6 million to 28 entities through the Low-Barrier Opioid Treatment at Syringe Services Programs (SSPs) project. This is the latest investment in a running total of more than half a billion dollars to help prevent opioid overuse and addiction, address opioid use disorders safely and effectively, and reduce overdose deaths.