Members of BPC’s Governors’ Council talked with the HHS Assistant Secretary about the response to the opioid epidemic and the latest from the states.
Only through a sustained effort will we stop the epidemic and help the millions of people who are touched by this crippling public health crisis.
As former governors, we welcome President Donald Trump’s attention to the critical issue of the opioid epidemic and the commission’s work to address the tragic increase in opioid overdose deaths. We offer the following suggestions to the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis to consider.
With the start of a new year, governors, like the president, gave their annual state of the state addresses. We would like to commend those governors who used their annual address as an opportunity to call for bipartisanship and interparty…