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Agenda Comparison Grid Template Use this document to complete the Module 1 Assessment Agenda Comparison Grid and Fact Sheets/Talking Points Brief . Healthcare Issue Opioid Crisis in the United States Description In 2017, the number of overdose deaths involving opioids (including prescription opioids and illegal opioids like heroin and illicitly manufactured fentanyl) was 6 times higher than in 1999. (CDC, 2017). Administration (President Name) Pres. Donald Trump Pres. Barack Obama Pres. George W. Bush Describe the administrative agenda focus related to this issue President Trumps administration has an agenda to get behind the driving forces that are causing drugs to be accessible to people. They will also provide education, awareness, and prevention measures, cut off the flow of drugs into the US by border patrol, and creating Former President Barack Obama set many different motions into play. His administration was responsible for setting restrictions on the MD’s that were prescribing the narcotics and opioids to their patients. He placed strict laws on what and when MD’s can give prescriptions for certain The Bush administration focused on managing United States borders to prevent drugs and illegal substances from entering the country. George Bush’s administration was also focused on providing treatments, treatment centers, and therapy for citizens. © 2018 Laureate Education Inc. 1 Agenda Comparison Grid Template
and providing evidence-based treatment for opioid addiction. medications. Allocation of financial and other resources to this issue On September 19, 2018, the Administration awarded more than $1 billion in funding to State and local entities to address the opioid crisis. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration awarded $930 million in grants to support prevention, treatment, and recovery activities. Health Resources and Services Administration awarded more than $396 million to 1,232 community health centers, over 120 rural community organizations, and academic institutions.

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