NACo Launches Opioid Action Center; Releases New Video

Video highlights counties role in fighting the opioid epidemic; resource center shares updates and analysis of congressional actions.

NACo has launched an Opioid Epidemic Resource Center to provide counties with helpful and timely information regarding the opioid crisis. The site includes a legislative analysis and summary of the over 60+ House and Senate opioid bills introduced during the 115th Congress.

Watch NACo’s new video “The Opioid Epidemic: Counties on the Frontline to learn about the impacts of the epidemic on county governments and how counties are working to ensure the health and safety of their residents affected by the crisis.

For more information visit NACo’s Opioid Epidemic Resource Center.

MACo’s Summer Conference will include a session on how counties are dealing with substance exposed newborns as a result of changes to state and federal laws. The session, “Handle with Care: Substance Exposed Newborns,” is scheduled for 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm on Thursday, August 16, 2018.

The 2018 MACo Summer Conference will be held August 15-18 at the Roland Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, Maryland. This year’s theme is “Water, Water Everywhere.”

Learn more about MACo’s Summer Conference:

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