Cities and small towns across the United States are experiencing 2-3 deaths per day due to opioid overdose, with that number now outpacing the number of people dying from car crashes. Watch Van Jones talk about the importance of working together to address this opioid crisis.
AOR Advisors speak out about America's battle with opioid addiction and the critical progress that the current Congress can still make by passing the 21st Century Cures Act the before the end of the year.
Statement by Newt Gingrich, Patrick Kennedy and Van Jones on Passage of 21st Century Cures and Congressional Budget Resolution
Read AOR's statement on the passage of the 21st Century Cures Bill and the opioid funding in the Congressional Budget Resolution.
The former House speaker said that Trump is “keenly aware” that the opioid crisis is hitting red states hardest and Republicans would not “leave millions of people in the lurch,” as Obamacare is repealed.
AOR calls for President Trump to combat the opioid crisis and break down barriers to treatment
Read former Rep. Patrick Kennedy's view on the future of mental health treatment and his new project, Advocates for Opioid Recovery.
AOR Advisors put aside politics to address President Trump, urging him to make good on his campaign promise to "end the opioid epidemic in America."
AOR Advisors Newt Gingrich, Patrick J. Kennedy and Van Jones put aside party politics to save thousands of lives, addressing opioid addiction as the serious public health crisis that it is. President Trump has an opportunity to do something about it. The time is now. Together, let's trump addiction.