In November the Obama administration issued rules that will promote greater addiction treatment options for people with health plans through insurance companies. In a statement about the parity rules, White House Drug Policy Director Gil Kerlikowske praised a national health policy that treats addiction as a medical condition like any other.
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"There is no illness currently being treated that will be more affected by the Affordable Care Act than addiction, that's because we have a system of treatment that was built for a time when they didn't understand that addiction was an illness."
Dr. Tom McLellan, September 11, 2013
CEO, Treatment Research Institute
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In 2012, the number of adults in the United States suffering from substance abuse—more than 60 million—was greater than the number suffering from cancer and diabetes combined.
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In the past two years Northern Kentucky has seen a staggering rise in heroin use and overdose deaths. But in a recent town hall meeting in Covington, a community action group revealed a detailed four-year plan to combat the drug epidemic.