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Senate approves CARA to address national opioid epidemic, BCHC encourages passage of TREAT

The Senate recently approved the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act in a nearly unanimous vote. Prior to the Senate’s approval, members of the Big Cities Health Coalition sent a letter to Sens. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Harry Reid, D-Nev., requesting passage of CARA and the Recovery Enhancement for Addiction Treatment act. Read more