Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse

Witnesses testified at a Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control hearing on prescription drug abuse and its role in the increased… read more

Witnesses testified at a Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control hearing on prescription drug abuse and its role in the increased use of Heroin in the U.S. They also spoke about how the federal government could help reduce opioid abuse. Topics included prescription drug monitoring programs, alternative pain treatments, addressing heroin and prescription drug trafficking, and overprescribing of drugs. White House National Drug Policy Acting Director Michael Botticelli said heroin and prescription drug abuse is perhaps the most important public health issue facing the U.S. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Michael Botticelli Director (Acting) White House Office of National Drug Control Policy
  • Westley Clark Director Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration->Substance Abuse Program
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Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse

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Program ID:
319372-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Public Hearing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 14, 2014
Last Aired:
Oct 29, 2014

Airing Details

  • May 14, 2014 | 2:28pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • May 14, 2014 | 10:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 15, 2014 | 2:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 15, 2014 | 11:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 16, 2014 | 8:12am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 16, 2014 | 6:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 17, 2014 | 2:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 01, 2014 | 1:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 11, 2014 | 3:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 28, 2014 | 8:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 29, 2014 | 2:26am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 29, 2014 | 7:38am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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