Dartmouth, company to share $4.7M in opioid treatment funds

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) Dartmouth College and a health care technology company are sharing $4.7 million in federal grant money to work on improving the treatment of opioid addiction.

The college and a company called Q2i will work on translating medical research on opioid addiction into real-world practice and researching new strategies to prevent and treat it.

The funding is from the National Institutes of Health for a program provides resources to test new approaches aimed at improving treatment for chronic pain, curbing the rates of opioid use disorder and overdoses and achieving long-term recovery from opioid addiction.

It was announced by the state's congressional delegation on Monday.

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