See the responses from AOR Advisors Newt Gingrich, Patrick Kennedy and Van Jones to President Trump's Joint Session Speech.
NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray and AOR Advisor Patrick Kennedy urge Congress to include funding for opioid treatment on a national scale in the replacement healthcare bill, using the gold-standard protocol of medication assistance plus therapy, in addition to forcing health insurers to cover addiction treatment the exact same way they cover any other disease.
"We have more people dying of accidental opioid deaths in the U.S. than died at height of the AIDS crisis of HIV," says AOR advisor Van Jones.
AOR Statement: Patrick J. Kennedy Nomination to Presidential Commission on Combating America’s Opioid Crisis
AOR Applauds the Nomination of advisor Patrick J. Kennedy to the White House Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis
Joined by Pat Nolan and Marc Levin, AOR Advisor Newt Gingrich led Right on Crime signatories in a round table discussion on the opioid crisis.
Should We Force Repeat Overdosers To Get Drug Treatment?. Buzzfeed News recaps several points from Monday’s panel conversation at AEI on solutions to the opioid epidemic.
AOR provides a summary of the HHS Mental Health and Substance Abuse Parity Task Force recommendations and how they apply to opioid recovery medications.