Patrick Kennedy to Discuss Opioid Crisis Solutions at National Dialogue for Healthcare Innovation May 14

Washington, D.C. / May 14, 2018 – The Healthcare Leadership Council and the National Dialogue for Healthcare Innovation will host the Opioid Crisis Solutions Summit May 14, 2018 at the Newseum in Washington D.C. from noon – 6:00 p.m. Patrick J. Kennedy, founder of the Kennedy Forum and international advocate for parity in mental health and substance use disorder treatment, will join the discussion.

According to the National Dialogue for Healthcare Innovation website, the summit will convene leaders from healthcare, government, business, academia, and the patient advocacy community to address the opioid crisis and to build solutions and share best practices.

To learn more, visit https://www.ndhi.org/opioid-crisis-solutions/.

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About The Kennedy Forum
Founded in 2013 by former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy (D-R.I.), The Kennedy Forum leads a national dialogue on transforming the health care system by uniting mental health advocates, business leaders, and government agencies around a common set of principles, including full implementation of the Federal Parity Law. Launched in celebration of the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s signing of the landmark Community Mental Health Act, the nonprofit aims to achieve health equity by advancing evidence-based practices, policies, and programming for the treatment of mental health and addiction issues. The Kennedy Forum publishes frequent issue briefs and is a repository of other educational resources and tools focused on parity. To learn more, visit www.thekennedyforum.org.

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“We stand on the doorstep to make momentous progress in advancing the cause of this new civil rights struggle started by the work of President Kennedy over 50 years ago.”
— Patrick J. Kennedy
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