OP-ED: To sustain progress on treating opioid disorders and serious mental illnesses keep the ACA
The Hill
January 11, 2017

In enacting the 21st Century Cures Act this past December, Congress took important steps toward promoting access to high quality care for mental and substance use disorders. The Act directs new resources to two long-standing challenges: federal opioid misuse and abuse ($1 billion over 2 years) and serious mental illnesses (about $200 million in 2017).   These new appropriations, secured through a broad bipartisan vote, will fund critical investments in treatment capacity and quality.”

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