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Advocates for Opioid Recovery to Attend the Second Annual Building Communities of Recovery Conference

Advocates for Opioid Recovery is proud to sponsor and attend the 2ndannual Building Communities of Recovery Conferencepresented by our friends at the Davis Direction Foundation. In less than a week, hundreds of providers, social workers, and community leaders will gather in Marietta, GA to learn and share innovative solutions to the opioid crisis—an epidemic that is responsible for more than 130 deaths every day. We’re excited to join the Davis Direction Foundation and others

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

House Democrats, Republicans Unite Behind Opioids Bill

House Democrats, Republicans Unite Behind Opioids Bill Sandhya Raman Roll Call September 28, 2018 Read the full article here. Excerpt: The House passed consensus legislation, 393-8, on Friday [September 28] intended to help combat the opioid crisis. The legislative compromise was finalized earlier this week, and now heads to the Senate for a final vote. The two chambers came to an agreement on Tuesday, but made

Opioid Bills in the Senate: Focus on Medicare and OTPs

Opioid Bills in the Senate: Focus on Medicare and OTPs by Alison Knopf Addiction Treatment Forum August 6, 2018 Excerpts: “This is a national crisis, and legislation has bipartisan support,” former Speaker Newt Gingrich told AT Forum last month. “Both ethically and politically, Congress has to pass a bill,” said Mr. Gingrich, who is also an advisor to Advocates for Opioid Recovery (AOR). “I think it

Advocates for Opioid Recovery Statement Regarding the Final Report of the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis

Advocates for Opioid Recovery (AOR) welcomes the release of the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis’ Final Report. We are hopeful for swift action by Congress, the President, and his Cabinet to address this public health emergency.

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