Each day, 129 people die from a drug overdose in the U.S. - more than car accidents or gun violence. How would you help those struggling with substance use disorder and their families?
States like Ohio are dealing with ever increasing numbers of deaths from opioid overdoses with little sign of this tread slowing.
CARA bill signed into law without any funding due to Republican nay vote. How do you propose to correct our current broken healthcare system where only 10% get treated in National Public Health crisis
What is your plan to combat this epidemic? The consequences of this abuse have been devastating and are on the rise.
Heroin is a highly addictive drug that many americans are turning to because they cant get or afford the prescription opiates a doctor put them on. Overdose rates are rising and people are dying.
As a mother of a recovering opidate addict do you understand drug addiction to be a disease and what is your plan to ensure on-demand addiction treatment services?
The rise in opioid addiction, driven by prescriptions, has led to unprecedented numbers of fatal overdoses in the last decade. This devastates communities large and small across the country.
What do you plan to in terms of treatment and regulation for prescription opioids and an entire generation of addicts without solid treatment options?
Many people are overdosing on prescription painkillers, or are overdosing on heroin after being refused opioids. In 2014, 29,000 people died from prescription painkiller or heroin overdose
Our children and grandchildren are dying while waiting for availability for programs or we are praying for them to be arrested so they may get put in a program. How will this be changed if elected?
Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the US. Opioid addiction is driving this epidemic, with 18,893 overdose deaths in 2014. What will you do to address this health crisis?