The Hill hosted a symposium to convene lawmakers, educators, physicians and addiction experts for a conversation about the role prevention can play in curbing opioid addiction in teenagers. The discussion sought to answer: What steps should be taken by family members, physicians, schools, public health officials and leaders in Congress to prevent the misuse of prescription drugs? How can we overcome funding challenges and raise awareness about the impact of opioid addiction at the K-12 and college levels?
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