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Iowa launches new website to help residents battle opioid use disorder

Iowa has a new website that’s dedicated to helping Iowans recover from opioid use disorder.

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced the website Monday. directs Iowans to treatment centers and other resources across the state.

Over 18 years, Iowa should receive $177.74 million from settlements with Johnson & Johnson, Cardinal, McKesson and AmerisourceBergen. That amount will be split evenly between the state and counties and cities, according to the news release. In 2021, the Iowa Attorney General’s office agreed with University of Iowa Health Care to develop a statewide opioid treatment program with $3.8 million in settlement funds.

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