Fact Sheet: Obama Administration Takes More Actions to Address the Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic

Outlines actions taken by the Obama Administration to expand access to treatment, strengthen prescription drug monitoring, enable safe disposal of unneeded drugs, and accelerate research on pain and opioid misuse and overdose. Makes clear that the President has made addressing this epidemic a priority and calls for $1.1 billion in new funding to help Americans who want treatment get it wherever they live.

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