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December 5, 2017 10:00 am

Hearing: Addressing the Opioid Crisis in America: Prevention, Treatment & Recovery

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

The Senate Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, is holding a hearing titled "Addressing the Opioid Crisis in America: Prevention, Treatment & Recovery", with Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) presiding.

The witnesses include former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy, Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz, M.D., Ph.D. from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Dr. Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. the Director of National Institutes of Health, and Dr. Debra Houry, M.D., M.P.H. Director of National Center For Injury Prevention And Control.

More information available at the Committee's website.