Democrats Ask Drug Policy Office to Do More to Combat Opioid Epidemic
Twenty Democratic senators are asking the Office of National Drug Control Policy to do more to combat the opioid epidemic, according to the Associated Press.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is offering partial funding for public-health conferences in the areas of health promotion and disease prevention, education programs, and applied research.
The CDC will award $100,000 in Public Health Conference Support Program grants to support up to 8 conferences. Eligible applicants include nonprofits, schools, government entities, tribes, faith-based groups, community groups, and others.
Application deadline is Jan. 29, 2010. For more details, see the grant announcement online.