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Federal Grant Helps Morgan State Coalition Tackle Substance Abuse

The Morgan State School of Community Health & Policy has received a five-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to implement a “Get SMART West Baltimore Drug Free Community Coalition,” Community Health and Policy Associate Professor Lorece Edwards said this week.

The federal grant, which amounts to $125,000 each year for five years with the opportunity for an additional five-year continuation, should assist the coalition’s goal of preventing drug and substance abuse for young people, according to Edwards.

 

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