Rep. Ted Budd Announces $625,000 Grant to Rowan County to Fight Drug Abuse
Washington, August 25, 2022
Tags: Opioid Crisis
Salisbury, N.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd announced a $625,000, 5-year continuation grant award from the Drug Free Communities (DFC) Support program for the Rowan County Youth Services Bureau.
The grant was from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention & Control.
Rep. Budd said in a statement:
“I’d like to congratulate Rowan County Youth Services Bureau on securing this grant funding. YSUP Rowan does tremendous work to help keep kids away from harmful drugs so they can stay healthy and safe. I will always do everything I can to help end the scourge of drug abuse in our communities.”
Karen South Jones, Executive Director of Rowan County Youth Services Bureau, said in a statement:
"We are grateful for the opportunity to continue our important work of youth substance use prevention. Now, more than ever, we need to ensure that our community uses a holistic, collaborative and comprehensive approach to keep our young people from using and misusing substances.”