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Advocates for Opioid Recovery Statement in Response to President Trump’s Opioid Initiative

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

Eliances Heroes: Van Jones

Eliances Heroes: Van Jones AOR Advisor Van Jones discusses the negative impact of criminalizing the disease of addiction with David Cogan on Eliances Heroes. Unfortunately, many people who first take opioids only because “they are doing what a doctor told them to” end up struggling with addiction, being sent to prison or losing their lives. Listen now.

Newt Gingrich and Van Jones discuss AOR’s important work in a LIVE Facebook Q and A

Newt Gingrich and Van Jones discuss AOR’s important work in a LIVE Facebook Q and A On Thursday, September 29, AOR Advisors Newt Gingrich and Van Jones hosted a LIVE Facebook Q and A to discuss Advocates for Opioid Recovery. “One of the things that Patrick Kennedy, and Van and I are working on is what can we do now to enable people to have a

AOR STATEMENT: CARA is an important first step, but work remains for Congress and HHS

AOR STATEMENT: CARA is an important first step, but work remains for Congress and HHS The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), headed to the the President for signature, is a step in the right direction but still falls short on a number of important provisions to adequately address the scope of the problem. We are encouraged that the bill authorizes nurse practitioners and physician assistants