(KAIT) - Arkansas' congressional delegation applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture announcement awarding a grant to the University of Arkansas Agricultural Extension Service.
The grant, valued at $321,912, is aimed to help prevent opioid abuse in rural Arkansas communities.
The grant, funded by NIFA's Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grant Program, will allow the Arkansas Agricultural Extension Service to partner with health providers and volunteers to develop complementary and alternative pain management plans with the goal to prevent opioid abuse.
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