Washington, DC – Today,
that will expand access to substance use disorder recovery services in communities across West Virginia. The funding is made possible through ARC’s Investments Supporting Partnerships in Recovery Ecosystems (INSPIRE) Initiative, which provides resources to communities across Appalachia for recovery programs that lead to workforce entry or re-entry.
“Increasing access to substance use disorder treatment and recovery services is vital to combatting the drug epidemic, which has impacted every corner of our state,” said Senator Manchin. “The ARC continues to be an important partner in strengthening economic growth in the region, and these investments will bolster life-saving programs for West Virginians struggling with substance use disorder, with a focus on workforce entry and re-entry. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I will continue working with federal, state and local partners to address the drug epidemic and expand workforce opportunities for all West Virginians.”