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AG awards $100k to the Lynn Community Health Center to support diverse hiring

LYNN — A $100,000 state grant provided to the Lynn Community Health Center will be used to improve the cultural fluency of the staff, helping them understand the diverse community they serve. 

Bilingual staff capacity and other staff members more reflective of impacted communities will be hired for the Lynn Moving Upstream Project, a prevention and recovery program that will partner therapists with first responders and schools to assist adolescents in the Lynn Public Schools who are at a high risk for opioid use disorder.

"The idea is if you can limit the impact of these events, you can diminish their future likelihood of engaging in behaviors like substance abuse," said Lynn Community Health Center CEO Dr. Kiame Mahaniah at a virtua…

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