Independence Blue Cross Foundation announces more than $3.2M in grants supporting community health centers, addressing the opioid epidemic, and community innovation
Wednesday, 18 December 2019
Philadelphia, PA — December 16, 2019 — The Independence Blue Cross Foundation (Foundation) today announced more than $3.2 million in grants through the following Foundation programs: Blue Safety Net, Supporting Treatment and Overdose Prevention (STOP), Community Innovation, and Nurses for Tomorrow. Grants awarded will provide operational support to build health center capacity, assist individuals struggling with opioid use disorder,...
Thursday, 17 October 2019
Wednesday, 25 September 2019
Foundation’s Someone You Know public health awareness campaign highlights the stigma of addictionPhiladelphia, PA — September 25, 2019 — In recognition of National Recovery Month, the Independence Blue Cross Foundation will join Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf in the State Capitol Rotunda to discuss the opioid crisis and to showcase Someone You Know, an Independence Blue Cross Foundation public health awareness campaign to reduce the stigma of opioid addiction....
Tuesday, 06 August 2019
Grants will help support local nurses, address regional health challenges, and assist those fighting opioid use disorder Philadelphia, PA — August 6, 2019 — The Independence Blue Cross Foundation (Foundation) announced nearly $1.6 million in funding to support three programs: Nurses for Tomorrow, Supporting Treatment and Opioid Prevention (STOP) Initiative, and Community Innovation. Nurses for Tomorrow Twenty nursing schools will receive nearly $1.2 million in scholarship funding for undergraduate,...
Independence Blue Cross Foundation announces collaboration to improve care for survivors of an opioid overdose in Bucks County
Monday, 22 July 2019
Thursday, 13 June 2019
Friday, 26 April 2019
Independence Blue Cross Foundation announces expansion of ‘Someone You Know’ awareness campaign on the stigma of opioid misuse
Thursday, 04 April 2019
Philadelphia, PA — April 4, 2019 — At an event held at its Philadelphia headquarters, the Independence Blue Cross Foundation (Foundation) announced the expansion of “Someone You Know,” a grassroots and public health awareness campaign that is reducing the stigma of opioid addiction, inspiring hope, and empowering others to seek help and treatment. Ten new diverse stories will be added to the campaign,...
IBC Foundation teams with Walgreens to reduce prescription drug abuse through expanded safe medication disposal
Friday, 22 March 2019
Friday, 22 March 2019