Case Western Reserve University awarded $6 million to help aid Ohio's opioid epidemic

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WKYCRic Kruszynski, director of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices (CEBP) in the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education, discussed the state’s new $6 million grant to launch the Substance Use Center of Excellence at the university to help combat Ohio's growing opioid epidemic. “Most of CEBP’s work will focus on training and helping the state’s vast network of addiction-care providers learn and adopt best practices so they become routine services,” he said.

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