Ore. county jail gets 3-year grant to fund substance abuse treatment

The program aims to serve 20 inmates per month with medication-assisted treatment and another 100 inmates with education and counseling


By News Staff
KVAL

EUGENE, Ore. — The sheriff's office will put a grant to work providing substance abuse treatment to jail inmates.

The 3-year Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Use Site-based Program grant will fund the Lane County Jail Substance Abuse and Transition Program, the sheriff's office said Wednesday.

The program aims to serve 20 inmates per month with medication-assisted treatment and another 100 inmates with education and counseling "to increase their chances of sobriety and reduce their chances of returning to jail."

Full story: 3-year grant to fund substance abuse treatment in Lane County Jail

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