Advocates for Opioid Recovery applauds SUPPORT Act (H.R. 6) signing Bipartisan group urges expeditious implementation and further public-private collaboration Washington, DC – October 24, 2018 – Advocates for Opioid Recovery (AOR) applauds the signing of the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6), and specifically the provisions breaking down barriers to long-term recovery. More than 134 people die tragically of an opioid overdose every day
AOR Statement of Support for “The Truth About Opioids” Advocates for Opioid Recovery (AOR) applaud the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy’s most recent efforts to address the ongoing public health emergency caused by opioid epidemic. Today, in partnership with the Truth Initiative and the Ad Council, the Administration unveiled the first set of public awareness ads meant to combat the opioid crisis. AOR
Advocates for Opioid Recovery Statement in Response to President Trump’s Opioid Initiative Advocates for Opioid Recovery (AOR) firmly believes that in order to save lives and combat the opioid epidemic in America, we must work together at all levels to break down barriers to addiction treatment. Five months after President Trump announced that he would declare the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency, we are
Advocates for Opioid Recovery is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing a science-based, evidence-based treatment system that can reduce death and suffering from opioid addiction, and produce more long-term opioid addiction survivors who are positively engaged in their families and communities.
AOR provides a summary of the HHS Mental Health and Substance Abuse Parity Task Force recommendations and how they apply to opioid recovery medications.
AOR STATEMENT: HHS Announcement to Raise Cap on Number of Patients Physicians Can Treat Using Evidence-Based Buprenorphine
AOR STATEMENT: HHS Announcement to Raise Cap on Number of Patients Physicians Can Treat Using Evidence-Based Buprenorphine HHS action is a modest step in the right direction. However, this solution is still not sufficient to address the scope of the epidemic and Congress still needs to take additional actions. “Today’s HHS announcement to raise the caps on the number of patients that physicians can treat with