Advocates seek more say in how opioid settlements are spent
Dr. Adam Scioli was interviewed by the Associated Press/Report for America (AP) in an article that discusses the opioid deaths, resulting legal settlements with opioid drug-makers and distributors, and advocacy for solutions. Recovery advocates and treatment providers should be a part of how opioid settlement dollars are spent to make a difference for the future.
It also highlighted initiatives such as "Mobilize Recovery" national bus tour that led advocacy efforts in recognition of Recovery Month in September.
Read the AP's entire article: Advocates seek more say in how opioid settlements are spent.
“If we approach this in a very educated process, we have a real opportunity to move the needle for patients and families for generations to come."
Caron Supports Advocacy for Recovery Month with Mobilize Recovery's National Bus Tour
From Capitol Hill to local grassroots events and initiatives, Caron has made significant strides in our advocacy efforts throughout Recovery Month. #MobilizeRecovery #RecoveryMonth
Regional Vice President of Caron DC Harry Cunnane, Medical Director/Head of Psychiatry Dr. Adam Scioli and President/CEO Brad Sorte at a Mobilize Recovery Press Conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
Caron COO Kris Bashore signed the bus in Atlanta before participating in the roundtable on recovery-friendly workplaces.
Regional Board Member Theresa Rann (pictured) and some Caron staff sign the bus in support of recovery.
Caron Regional Resource Director Adam Lush and Regional Board Member Theresa Rann, and Ryan Hampton, Recovery Advocate for Mobilize Recovery at a Mobilize Recovery event in Newark, DE
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