Committee to Hold Oversight Hearing on Combatting the Opioid Epidemic in Indian Country

Published March 13, 2018 

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, March 14 at 2:30 PM EDT, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold an oversight hearing on “Opioids in Indian Country: Beyond the Crisis to Healing the Community.”

DETAILS:

WHAT:          A committee oversight hearing on “Opioids in Indian Country: Beyond the Crisis to Healing the Community.”

WHEN:         2:30 PM EDT, Wednesday, March 14, 2018

WHERE:       628 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Live video and written witness testimony will be provided here.

WITNESSES:

Panel I

The Honorable John C. Anderson

United States Attorney for the District of New Mexico, U.S. Department Of Justice, Albuquerque, New Mexico

CAPT Christopher Jones, Pharm.D., M.P.H

Director, National Mental Health and Substance Use Policy Laboratory, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland

RADM Michael Toedt, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer, Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland

Panel II

Ms. Jolene George

Behavioral Health Director, Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe, Kingston, Washington

Mr. Samuel Moose

Treasurer and Bemidji Area Representative, National Indian Health Board, Bemidji, Minnesota

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