Federal Legislation Alert: Opioid Workforce Act of 2019 passed House Committee

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The Opioid Workforce Act of 2019 passed the House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday, June 26. This bipartisan bill is an important step to addressing the lack of access to resources for people who use drugs by increasing the number of trained doctors in addiction medicine, addiction psychiatry, or pain medicine.

  • Check out the bill on Congress.gov

  • Urge your representative to co-sponsor and support the passage of this bill

    • Find your representative here

    • Call or send a message, for example:

I’m ______ from Your Hometown Here. I am calling to request Representative _______ co-sponsor and support the passage of H.R. 2439. Training doctors to treat people who use drugs with dignity and respect is a priority for our community.

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