Grants for State Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment Efforts Announced

Funding targets underage drinking, prescription drug abuse statewide among Kentuckians 12-25 years old

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Steve Beshear has announced that Kentucky has received three federal grants totaling $6.25 million to enhance substance abuse prevention and treatment efforts over the next three years.

The funding will support programs aimed at adolescents with mental health and substance use disorders and help fight underage drinking and prescription drug abuse among Kentuckians 12-25 years old.