Montana, Wyoming tribes awarded $5.6M grant

Tribes in Montana and Wyoming will share a $5.6 million grant to help people obtain drug and alcohol treatment.

The Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council won the grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The money will be used to fund Rocky Mountain Tribal Access to Recovery, a new program help tribal members receive treatment for methamphetamine and other substances.

SAMHSA Administrator Terry Cline traveled to Billings, Montana, on Monday to present the check to the tribal council.

Get the Story:
Tribes to share $5.6 million grant to fight drug addiction (The Billings Gazette 1/15)
Chippewa Cree seek traditional approaches to break methamphetamine, alcohol addiction (The Great Falls Tribune 1/15)

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Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council -