$200 Million in Settlement Funds to Tackle Opioid Crisis in New York

Governor Kathy Hochul announces nearly 200-million-dollars from New York’s Opioid Settlement Fund has gone out to communities across the state. These funds are earmarked for a range of services and programs aimed at addressing the opioid crisis, including treatment, recovery, harm reduction, and prevention efforts. The goal is to combat the alarming surge in drug overdose deaths in New York and provide support to those affected by the opioid epidemic.