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How Pete Buttigieg would tackle the mental health and addiction crisis

6 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Friday unveiled a $100 billion plan to expand access to mental health and addiction treatment that coincided with a campaign stop in Manchester, New Hampshire - a state hit hard by the opioid crisis. The wide-ranging plan calls for integrating treatment into primary care settings, increasing the number of available treatment beds, making it easier for patients to get access to medication for opioid addiction, investing in suicide prevention for veterans and addressing disparities in behavioral health care. “For years, politicians in...
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Democrat Buttigieg wants to save million lives through plan fighting mental health, addiction

Democrat Buttigieg wants to save million lives through plan fighting mental health, addiction

6 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg aims to prevent 1 million deaths by 2028 from addiction and mental illness under a plan he released on Friday aimed at tackling the country's opioid and substance abuse crisis.
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