MONTGOMERY – Today, the Alabama Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council released its report, including recommendations to address the opioid epidemic. Governor kay Ivey released the following statement about the Council and its report.
“I am thankful for the hard work of the Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council. We must find a solution to the opioid crisis in our state, as this epidemic is literally tearing families apart. I look forward to working with the Council and the Legislature to consider these recommendations and to make meaningful reforms which will help us address this problem once and for all. I also appreciate co-chairs Attorney General Steve Marshall, Mental Health Commissioner Lynn Beshear and Acting State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris for their leadership of the Council.”
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