WikiLeaks: Dems Will Test Every Teenager for Substance Abuse

That’s why I’m releasing a comprehensive strategy [LINK] to confront the > drug addiction crisis head-on. My plan sets four goals: first, ensuring > every American family has access to affordable and effective treatments; second, > ensuring that we work with pediatricians to be sure that every child and > teenager is educated about and screened for substance use disorders as part > of their annual doctor’s visit, just as we do for hearing, eyesight, > developmental delays and so much more; third, ensuring all first > responders have access to naloxone, which stops overdoses from becoming > fatal; and fourth, requiring that all health-care providers receive > training in recognizing substance use disorders and consult a prescription > drug monitoring program before providing opiates.


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