Trump's opioid addiction declaration is meaningless without funding, say NJ officials

Trump's opioid addiction declaration is meaningless without funding, say NJ officials

Reiterating a need for a border wall between the United States and Mexico, Trump said 90% of heroin comes from south of the border. That would normally be administered through FEMA, not the Health and Human Services Department. The president credited his brother for warning him of the effects of drinking and said a concerted advertising campaign could keep people from becoming addicted to opioids and other drugs. "And why I am directing all executive agencies to use every appropriate emergency authority to fight the opioid crisis". Steele provided a list of accomplishments, including strengthening opioid prescribing limits, increasing funding for medication assisted treatment and creating a new treatment model called opioid health homes. More than 100 Americans die daily from related overdoses, according to the CDC. Overdose deaths in ME have climbed at a rate that has been among the highest of any state over the past four years.

Marsh said, "We do need ongoing help from the federal government". Although the apparent plateau may seem like good news, the total number of deaths in 2016 - 376 - was the highest ever recorded in Maine.

The Obama administration in 2015 started offering waivers that states could apply for so larger clinics get reimbursed, and at least four states have received waivers to improve access to treatment. Afterward, he promised several times to declare opioid abuse a "national emergency". And it found that stigma and shame still exist as barriers to progress. "This epidemic is a national health emergency".

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And some in ME have criticized LePage for being slow to embrace medication assisted treatment and Narcan, the overdose antidote, even as deaths were piling up.

Trump acknowledged the effort to combat the opioid crisis will likely take years or decades but said, "We are going to overcome addiction in America".

Sen. Angus King of ME, an independent, has become a leading voice on the opioid crisis and prior to the president's announcement called for a comprehensive approach and more funding.

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"It's a first step, but if we're really serious about this momentum really has to build from here", said Andrew Kessler, who runs Slingshot Solutions, a consulting firm that specializes in substance abuse policy. "I'm pushing the Senate to act as quickly as possible on four bipartisan bills, including the STOP Act to help stop unsafe synthetic drugs from being shipped into our country; the Prescription Drug Monitoring Act, which will help stop overprescribing; the Medicaid CARE Act to lift the cap on Medicaid funding for mental health and substance abuse facilities and the CRIB Act to help newborns born dependent on drugs recover".

The order also falls far short of the recommendations made by Trump's opioid commission.

"What we need is for the president to seek an appropriation from Congress, I believe in the billions, so that we can rapidly expand access for effective outpatient opioid addiction treatments", Kolodny said in an interview. One month later, the president said he would make an announcement on the opioid crisis, but later said more time was needed to coordinate the response.

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Although Trump called the opioid crisis a national emergency over the next month, he did not sign a formal declaration of the designation, and the idea ran into stiff resistance in his administration to making an open-ended commitment of federal funds to deal with an issue that has shown no signs of abating.

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