Survivors Council

NASEM Public Workshop of the Committee on Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Abuse Disorder

Public Workshop of the Committee on Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Abuse Disorder The Committee on Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder hosted a public workshop on October 30-31, 2018 to hear from individuals with relevant experience and expertise in the evidence base on medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder (OUD), the barriers to and opportunities for improving access to MAT for OUD, and the patient

Mom recalls heartbreaking past with opioids, applauds Congress’ new bill

Mom recalls heartbreaking past with opioids, applauds Congress' new bill New resources are coming for people who are struggling in the opioid epidemic. One mother is hoping a new bill that just passed Congress will help others. Katrina King, a member of AOR's Survivors Council, fought opioid addiction for seven years.  It started with pain pills after she hurt her back, and the addiction spiraled into more

Advocates for Opioid Recovery Announces Creation of Survivors Council

Advocates for Opioid Recovery Announces Creation of Survivors Council Grassroots advocacy group leverages personal stories to unite recovery community in the fight against the opioid crisis Washington, D.C. – Sep. 18, 2018 – Advocates for Opioid Recovery (AOR) is pleased to announce the creation of the Survivors Council during Recovery Month. This group of survivors and co-survivors aims to fight the stigma against opioid use disorder