Partners HealthCare, along with other business, health care, and government institutions, recently took part in the launch of RIZE Massachusetts. The program is aimed at addressing opioid addiction in the state, and participants from the private sector have raised $13 million so far toward the effort, with the goal of to raising $50 million in total.

Partners is participating along with General Electric, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, the 1199 SEIU health care union, and Cape Cod Healthcare.

The money raised will go to grants for preventing and treating opioid addiction.

For more information, read the press release about RIZE Massachusetts.

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