April 21, 2022
Opioid/Substance Use Disorders
  • The White House is set to unveil President Joe Biden’s first National Drug Control Strategy today. The director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, Dr. Rahul Gupta, said that the document prioritizes harm reduction, access to substance use disorder treatment, the disruption of drug trafficking organizations, and ramping up data collection related to drug policy. According to Gupta, with the President’s strategy, the U.S. “will double treatment admissions for populations most at risk of overdose deaths and ensure universal access to medications for opioid use disorder by 2025.” (Articles here, here, and here)