$200K grant goes to western Kentucky recovery center for men

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PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Officials say a western Kentucky center that helps men recover from alcohol and drug addition has received a $200,000 grant, A statement from Gov. Andy Beshear’s office said the funding from the Community Development Block Grant CARES Act program will help the CenterPoint Recovery Center continue providing residential treatment in McCracken County. Paducah officials applied for the grant on behalf of Four Rivers Behavioral Health, which runs CenterPoint Recovery Center. The facility is part of a project that aims to provide alcohol and drug recovery services while simultaneously reducing the homeless population. During the coronavirus pandemic, the facility saw admissions drop and fundraisers canceled. The new funding will help it recover.