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Bipartisan Group Urges Pres. Trump To Make Opioid Overdose Epidemic Top Priority

Newt Gingrich, Patrick J. Kennedy, and Van Jones are working together to urge President Trump to implement his campaign promise of ending the opioid overdose epidemic, by breaking down barriers to medication-assisted treatment (MAT). They are encouraging the President make the opioid overdose epidemic a top priority by focusing on three areas: changing policies that crate barriers to treatment, reforming criminal justice to favor treatment over incarceration, and ensuring that there is available funding for treatment for substance use disorders. Read more here.

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