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Sanders pledges $30M for mental health and substance abuse

Posted on AllSides February 14th, 2024
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Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks at the Republican Jewish Coalition's annual leadership meeting in October 2023. Photo: Ronda Churchill/Bloomberg via Getty Images Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders and the Arkansas Department of Human Services plan to invest $30 million into mental health and substance abuse services. • The money will come from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). State of play: In 2021, 637 people in Arkansas died of drug overdoses, according to the CDC. Still, the state's rate of 22.3 deaths per 100,000 people was 11th-lowest in the country. •...

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