SAMHSA Reaffirms Efforts To Address the Public Health Emergency on the Opioid Crisis

Today President Donald Trump declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency. This action reaffirms the role of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and SAMHSA as leaders in supporting evidence-based programs in prevention, and providing treatment and recovery services to the 11 million Americans affected by the opioid crisis. HHS is implementing five specific strategies that are guiding SAMHSA’s response.

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