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President Obama Declares National Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 20, 2016 11:59:53 AM / by RU National posted in Recovery, Opioid Addiction, Addiction Treatment, heroin, opioids

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As of September 18, 2016, Americans everywhere are now in the midst of a newly instituted weeklong event developed to shed more light on the continued escalation of prescription opioid and heroin addiction in the United States. The Obama Administration has declared September 18 – September 24, 2016 Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week, and has urged all Americans to do their part in observing this event. The announcement came via Presidential Proclamation on Friday, September 16, in the midst of ongoing legislative battles over funding of the key provisions of the 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act signed into law last summer.

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