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The Opioid Epidemic and the Urgent Need for a Philanthropic Response

Article from PND by Rain Henderson and Regina LaBelle

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In their article Rain Henderson and Regina LaBelle say, "Throughout our careers, we have worked alongside some of the sharpest philanthropic minds and leading substance use experts and have come to believe that if more funders were to direct their resources to solving the opioid epidemic and addressing the addiction crisis in America, it would, at a minimum, catalyze a badly need response from government, business, and the private sector and lead to better health outcomes for millions of people."

This article discusses the need for nonprofit involvement in the opioid crisis, and how they can further address substance abuse disorders. 

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opioid crisis, opioids, non-profits