2 Richmond-based clinics will share in $3.4 million awarded to combat Virginia’s addiction crisis

RICHMOND, Va. — “Two Richmond-based health clinics are among 21 across Virginia that will share millions of dollars of federal funding to help combat the addiction crisis.

U.S. Senators Mark Warner (D – Virginia) and Tim Kaine (D – Virginia) announced on Tuesday that the state would receive over $3.4 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

“This federal funding will help ensure that these clinics can continue to provide lifesaving treatment for addiction,” Sens. Warner and Kaine said in a joint statement. “With many Virginia communities affected by substance abuse, we’re pleased to announce these grants to help clinics across the Commonwealth tackle this crisis.”

The two Richmond locations, Daily Planet Health Services and the Vernon J. Harris East End Community Health Center (a part of the Capital Area Health Network), will each receive $167,000.”

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