In both the House and Senate, lawmakers approved resolutions during the second week of January that set the stage for a repeal of the Affordable Care Act. If these repeal efforts prove successful — as is expected — individuals throughout the country who rely on ACA exchanges for health coverage could lose access to addiction…Details
National League of Cities Executive Director Clarence Anthony discusses the scale of the opioid crisis and calls on local leaders to take action.
Dr. Satel, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and a part-time psychiatrist at Partners in Drug Abuse Rehabilitation and Counseling, discusses strategies for combating the opioid crisis.
National League of Cities Applauds Opioid Funding, Water Infrastructure Improvements in Final Action by Congress
The 114th Congress closed out its term by passing two important pieces of legislation will help local officials combat major issues facing America’s cities. Following House action last week, the Senate passed the FY2017 continuing resolution, which contains $500 million in additional funding to help communities respond to the opioid epidemic, last Friday. On Saturday, the Water…Details
The passage of the bill is an important step towards ensuring federal support for local efforts to address substance abuse and mental health needs, particularly when it comes to fighting the opioid epidemic.