SUD Treatment Advocates Still Have Lengthy Wishlist For Congress

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / August 5, 2022 at 7:02 PM
Americans struggling with substance use disorder were largely left out of the mental health investments included in the gun safety legislation passed in June, leaving SUD treatment advocates with a laundry list of reforms for Congress, the administration and states to adopt, including a controversial proposal to remove restrictions around methadone to let pharmacists dispense the drug for the treatment of opioid use disorder. Meanwhile, Senate health committee Chair Patty Murray (D-WA) said on July 26 she’s more committed than...

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