USDA Helps Rural Communities Thrive With Health, Safety Outreach
United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Nov 13, 2017
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced that it would be supporting health education projects for individuals and families in rural areas through the Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grant Program. These grants were awarded to extension agents and land-grant universities in nine states with a focus on prevention and reduction of opioid abuse and chronic disease prevention and management.
Funding · Health conditions · Illicit drug use · Prescription drug abuse · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Arkansas · Florida · Indiana · Iowa · Kansas · Mississippi · North Carolina · Texas · Virginia