The epidemic of opioid addiction affects all families across our country, our state, and our county. This issue has been one of our top priorities from day one, and we have sponsored a package of bills to combat opioid abuse and misuse at all levels. These will be crucial steps in fighting what has become a crisis in our state.
There is no "one-size-fits-all" solution to this problem, which is why we have combined public awareness, education, and responsible regulation in our legislation to ensure that pain management does not lead to addiction, that our students understand the risks and dangers of opioid abuse, and that those in the grips of addiction know where to turn to get help.
Only by working together can we tackle this problem and help those in need. And finally, our Governor has acknowledged that now is the time to act and fight back against opioid abuse. Sign the petition to show your support, and help fight back against opioid addiction in our state.
Thank you for your support,
Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling
Assemblywoman Joann Downey