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Opioid Crisis is a National Emergency


The President’s declaration of a National Public Health Emergency is a partial step towards addressing the opioid crisis. A National Emergency declaration is a better match for the scope of the problem and the daily death toll from opioid overdoses.

More concerning to me, though based on his televised remarks, is what the President gets wrong about addiction. Read my most recent EMS1 article:

What President Trump gets wrong about the opioid epidemic