Ideas. Action. Results.

Tracking Federal Funding to Combat the Opioid Crisis

KEYWORDS: OPIOIDS

WHEN: Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET

WHERE: Bipartisan Policy Center, 1225 Eye St NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC, 20005

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In 2017, more than 70,000 people in the United States died from a drug overdose, with almost 50,000 of these deaths involving an opioid. Over the past two years, the federal government has invested billions of dollars into prevention, treatment, and recovery efforts. 

Please join us March 26 at the Bipartisan Policy Center as we release a groundbreaking new report that tracks these investments. Panelists will discuss ways in which federal support is assisting states and localities in addressing the opioid epidemic.

The event will be webcast. 


Featuring:

Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH)

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

Liz Henrich
Associate CEO, Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities

Hemi Tewarson
Health Division Director, National Governors Association

Patrick Tufts
Chairman, New Hampshire Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Other Drugs

Regina LaBelle
Program Director of the Addiction and Public Policy Initiative, Georgetown University’s O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law; Moderator