Markey Introduces Legislation to Expand Treatment for Heroin and Prescription Drug Addiction
July 23, 2014
A copy of the legislation can be found HERE (http://www.markey.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/2014-07-23_TREATAct_text.pdf). A one-page summary can be found HERE (http://www.markey.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/2014-07-23_TREATAct_1_PAGER.pdf).
The legislation is endorsed by American Medical Association (AMA), American Society for Addiction Medicine (ASAM), Trust for America's Health (TFAH), American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), Harm Reduction Coalition, National Association of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD), Drug Policy Alliance, Massachusetts Sheriffs' Association, Association for Behavioral Healthcare Massachusetts, Connecticut Certification Board, Inc., Massachusetts Medical Society, Massachusetts Association of Behavioral Health Systems, Inc. and Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO).
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