An Opioid Epidemic – Missouri Faces Major Public Health Crisis

Drug overdose fatalities now surpass motor vehicle deaths in Missouri. U.S. Senator Roy Blunt, who chairs the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of Health and Human Services, would like to see more local organizations engaged in combating drug addictions. Meanwhile, the Missouri Hospital Association has launched a new effort to address this growing public health crisis. Click here to find out more about this effort.