Governor Cuomo Announces $5 Million Available to Recruit Vital Personnel Needed to Assist New Yorkers Seeking Addiction Treatment Services

Funding Will Help OASAS Certified Outpatient and Opioid Treatment Providers Secure Approximately 120 Nurse Practitioners and 50 Certified Peer Recovery Advocates
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $5 million in state funding is available to support the recruitment and retention of Certified Recovery Peer Advocates and nurse practitioners to assist New Yorkers suffering from addiction. The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services will award up to 170 grants to certified outpatient and opioid treatment providers to help secure approximately 120 nurse practitioner and 50 Certified Peer Recovery Advocate positions across the state.

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