U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) announced today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded two grants totaling $2,500,000 to the North Dakota State Department of Human Services and Standing Rock Sioux Tribe for COVID-19 impact response and recovery.

  • The North Dakota State Department of Human Services received a Mental Health and Substance Abuse Service Grant of $2,000,000 through the HHS Center for Flex Grants. This program will provide crisis intervention services, mental and substance use disorder treatment, and other related recovery supports for children and adults impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe received a Mental Health and Substance Abuse Service Grant of $500,000 through the HHS Center for Flex Grants. The allocated funds will be used to address mental and substance use disorders related to the COVID-19 public health emergency.

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