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.
Opioid overdoses and deaths continue to be the leading cause of accidental death in America. However, city leaders can take some comfort that 2016 closed with several significant successes that should ensure progress on this public health crisis in 2017.
The task force jointly launched by NACo and the National League of Cities to assess solutions that address the opioid epidemic released a final report on November 17 with recommendations for local, state and federal leaders. On this webinar, we will provide an overview of these recommendations and invite comments and questions from local officials…Details