Thursday, August 14, 2014

U.S. Rep. Esty Bill Aims to Increase Care Options for Heroin, Opioid Addicts

Register Citizen, August 2, 2014

"U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5, co-introduced a bill Friday which aims to increase care options for those suffering from heroin addiction and opioid abuse.

The bill would expand the availability of inpatient care for substance abuse treatment for insured individuals. 

The move is the congresswoman’s latest effort to combat her state’s—and the nation’s—growing concerns over the rise of opioid abuse and accidental deaths from heroin use." Read more

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