The National Association of Broadcasters announced at a Capitol Hill press conference yesterday that local radio and TV broadcasters will undertake a national effort to address heroin use and prescription drug abuse impacting communities across the country.
Too many families have lost someone they love to a drug overdose. In fact, today, 128 families are grieving, and today’s toxicology report adds one more family to that roll call: the family of Prince. He is number 129.
The Partnership, in collaboration with the Addiction Policy Forum and the House of Representatives Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic, developed a comprehensive addiction resources toolkit to help the families impacted by the heroin and opioid epidemic.
Partnership President will join the Addiction Policy Forum, Senator Ted Cruz and other key stakeholders on Thursday, February 4th, as part of a roundtable discussion on the addiction and heroin epidemic.
The White House has announced today that President Obama will host a community forum in Charleston, West Virginia on the prescription drug abuse and heroin epidemic in that state and in communities across the country.