Vice-President Joseph Biden Shares his Opinion of The Watershed
Vice-President Joseph Biden Shares His Opinion of The Watershed at NAADAC Legislative Breakfast
Vice-President Joseph Biden shared his opinion of The Watershed at the annual NAADAC (The Association for Addiction Professionals) Congressional Breakfast held on September 17 at theSenateHartOfficeBuilding.
Several key lawmakers and officials in the field of healthcare spoke, including:
Rep. Michael R. McNulty (D-NY)
Issues important to The Watershed & NAADAC include parity for alcohol and drug use disorders treatment in group-health plans and repeal of the bans on financial aid to students with drug convictions, as well as on welfare and food stamp benefits to inividuals convicted of a drug felony.
The Watershed is a strong voice for sufficient funding of effective treatment and prevention programs to address America's greatest public health challenge: Drug and alcohol addiction.