Preventing Opioid Use Disorders: Community Based Approaches That Work - Briefing

July 19, 2017 | Addiction Policy Forum
Sponsored by the Friends of NIDA in cooperation with the Congressional Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus, the Prescription Drug Abuse Caucus, and the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force 

Opioid misuse and addiction is an ongoing and rapidly evolving public health crisis. Millions of Americans suffer from opioid use disorder, and millions more suffer from chronic pain. The urgency and scale of this crisis calls for innovative scientific solutions. Prevention research funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) can play an important role in addressing the crisis. Addressing prevention needs can go far in helping to reduce the opioid crisis, and this briefing will focus on ways to accomplish that goal.

Time: Tuesday, July 25, 201712:00 – 1:30 PM

Location: Rayburn House Office Building Room 2226
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