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Increase Access to non-opioid medication for pain management

There are too few non-opioid options for pain management – and too little insurance coverage for the options that do exist. The bipartisan “NOPAIN Act” would improve insurance coverage for non-opioid pain medications. Go to Voices for Non-Opioid Choices Action Center to make your voice heard.

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Tell Congress to Pass the Family Support Services for Addiction Act

When families are involved, informed and supported, the outcomes for those with addiction are better. The bipartisan Family Support Services for Addiction Act promises to create a much-needed grant program for community organizations and other nonprofits to provide family support services.

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Increase Access to Medication for Opioid Addiction

Unlike any other medication, providers are required to obtain a “waiver,” or special permission from the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), to prescribe buprenorphine and are only allowed to treat a limited number of patients at a time. This needs to change.

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