Twitter Chat- CARA

Date & Time

  • Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Details
Event Description: 
#AltarumBHchat In celebration of National Recovery Month, Altarum will host three Twitter Chats on Behavioral Health this month. Please join us for the following: Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act: Now What? September 15, 2016, 2 p.m., ET Representatives from Faces and Voices of Recovery and the Addiction Policy Forum will discuss the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), the first major Federal addiction legislation in 40 years, and the most comprehensive effort undertaken to address the opioid epidemic. CARA encompasses all six pillars necessary for a coordinated response to the opioid epidemic: prevention, treatment, recovery, law enforcement, criminal justice reform, and overdose reversal. While it authorizes over $181 million each year in new funding, monies must be appropriated every year through the regular appropriations process in order for it to be distributed in accordance with the law.
Type of Event: 
Communication/Media (proclamation signing, press event, radio or television programming, op-ed, article or journal publication, book signing, blogging, etc.)
Is this event open to public?: 
Yes
Estimated Number of Attendees: 
100
Location
Is this a virtual event (taking place online)?: 
Yes
URL to join the virtual event: 
https://twitter.com/Altarum_BH
Is this event in the United States?: 
Yes
Country: 
United States
Contacts
Contact Name: 
Tim
Last Name: 
Rabolt
Address Line 1: 
2900 Main Line Blvd
City: 
Alexandria
U.S. State: 
Virginia
Zip Code: 
22314
Phone: 
3023000626
Supporting Materials
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Notification: 
Yes
Last Updated: 09/05/2016