U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy Calls Young People To Government (Harvard Kennedy School)

On November 28, 2016, the JKF Jr. Forum had the pleasure of welcoming U.S Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy to the Forum for a discussion with Amitabh Chandra, the Malcolm Wiener Professor of Social Policy and Director of Health Policy Research at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. During this event, Dr. Murthy discussed the growing opioid addiction epidemic in America, the need for adequate healthcare coverage for those dealing with substance abuse, and the future of healthcare laws under the new administration. Watch the full video. #video #interview

Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health

With The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health, I am issuing a new call to action to end the public health crisis of addiction. Please join me in taking the actions outlined in this Report and in helping ensure that all Americans can lead healthy and fulling lives. Read the full report. #publishedwriting #report #addiction #surgeongeneral