Caring Health Center gets grant to join oral health substance use disorder project

Alonzo Osche

SPRINGFIELD — Managing dental pain for those with substance use disorder will become easier thanks to a pilot project that Caring Health Center is participating in.

Funding from the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers will allow Caring Health Center here to take part in the league’s Substance Use Disorder Pilot Project, which launched last year.

The league recently received an $18,000 grant from Delta Dental of Massachusetts to expand from five to seven the number of community health centers participating in the project. Caring received $5,000 of that money to join the pilot this year.

The project is designed

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