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Published: Thursday, 4/14/2011

Local counties get funds for fight on addictions


The Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services has awarded community grants totaling more than $1.8 million per year for the next three years.

Thirteen boards received the competitive grants, designed to help reduce drug and alcohol abuse among 18-25-year-olds. They are funded by the federal Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant.

Local communities receiving the grants include $514,500 to the Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Seneca-Sandusky-Wyandot; $514,500 to Wood County Alcohol Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services, and $350,573 to Hancock County Alcohol Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services.

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