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BRTA awarded $500,000 in regional drug grant

The Bay Rivers Telehealth Alliance has been awarded $500,000 over three years in federal grant funds by the Health Resources and Services Administration of $500,000 to provide treatment, recovery and prevention services in the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula area for populations challenged with the effects of psychostimulant use.

These funds are in addition to the previously announced federal award of grant funds of $1 million over three years for the Community Bridges Collaborative to support Rural Communities Opioid Response Implementation in the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula. The federal funding comes from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, HRSA’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy which exists to increase access to health care in rural areas.

The Community Bridges Collaborative is a consortium of regional organizations that includes: BRTA, the Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck Community Service Board, Ledwith Lewis Free Clinic, Rappahannock Community C...

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