NJ Spotlight News

Paterson receives $1M grant to help fight opioid addiction

Clip: 01/19/2022 | 3m 32s | Video has closed captioning.

Paterson is one of just 15 cities worldwide -- and one of just two in the United States -- that is getting a $1 million Bloomberg philanthropy grant for a project to bring treatment to people who are addicted to drugs. The program, known as RealFix, will offer fast-tracked 24/7 treatment to people experiencing opioid use disorder. Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh discusses the program and the grant.

Aired: 01/19/22

Rating: NR

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