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Emergency Preparedness and Response Resources: Drug Abuse & Opioid Crisis Resources

Public Health Emergency Declaration and Presidential Commission Report

On October 26, 2017, Acting Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Eric D. Hargan declared a public health emergency to address the national opioid crisis. A public health emergency declaration lasts for 90 days and can be extended. The President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis released a report that includes 56 recommendations for action

AUC Library Resources

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