Gallup gets $1.5 million grant for detox center
October 6, 2017
GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — A U.S. agency responsible for providing medical services to Native Americans has awarded a western New Mexico city $1.5 million for its detox center.
The Indian Health Service announced this week that the city of Gallup will receive the five-year grant to "increase access to social detoxification" and help patients with alcohol abuse.
The Gallup detox center near the Navajo Nation received last year an annual operating budget for the first time in nearly four years.
City officials approved an annual budget of more than $1 million to Na'nizhoozhi Center Inc. Detox, free...