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CONGRESSMAN ALEX X. MOONEY ANNOUNCES $1 MILLION IN GRANT FUNDING FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE FACILITIES

April 1, 2021
Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) today announced $1,018,828 in grant funding for programs and facilities in the Second Congressional District that address the substance abuse crisis in West Virginia and support the post-treatment-to-employment continuum. 
 
“Substance abuse is a crisis plaguing the Mountain State, and I am glad that the Appalachian Regional Commission has allocated these funds to support treatment and recovery centers,” said Congressman Mooney. “In Congress, I am working to ensure substance abuse recovery centers have the resources necessary to combat the opioid epidemic in West Virginia.”
 
This funding was awarded through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)’s Investments Supporting Partnerships In Recovery Ecosystems (INSPIRE) program, which focuses efforts on post-recovery entry into the workplace.  
 
 
Grants Listed Below:
 
West Virginia University Research Corporation
Project: West Virginia Inspiring Hope
$499,176, Clay County 
 
Pollen8
Project: ReIntegr8 – Social Enterprise Expansion 
$494,652, Kanawha County 
 
Randolph County Housing Authority
Project: Heart of WV Recovery Ecosystem
$25,000, Randolph County