For the sake of our nation and our children, let’s see this scourge for the national emergency it is, and win this battle. We are losing a generation to this horrible epidemic. ”
The Health Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), holds a roundtable discussion, hearing personal stories from the opioid crisis.
Participants provide a first-hand look at many issues within the opioid crisis, including the rise of fentanyl and other synthetic drugs, and patient brokering. Both issues have been the subject of hearings and investigations by #SubOversight.
Mary Winnefeld spoke to the importance of support systems, and how critical the transition from treatment can be.