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Addiction services providers get $5M in state funding

Dozens of hospitals and other providers of services for New Yorkers seeking help with alcohol and drug addictions are splitting millions in funding from a state agency.

Posted: Jan 30, 2019 9:25 AM

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Dozens of hospitals and other providers of services for New Yorkers seeking help with alcohol and drug addictions are splitting millions in funding from a state agency.

The state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services says nearly $5 million in funding will assist the agency's certified providers in hiring nurse practitioners and certified recovery peer advocates.

Each provider has been awarded one-time funding of $40,000 per peer advocate position, and $25,000 per nurse practitioner position.

Entities receiving the funding include some of the state's largest hospitals and addiction counseling and recovery services providers.

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