Assembly’s $30 Million Proposal Will Increase Funding to Combat Heroin Epidemic

"Our communities are reeling from the impact of heroin and opioid abuse and there is a desperate need for the resources and ongoing services to confront and curb this epidemic. The Assembly’s proposal significantly increases funding to provide treatment and preventative services and expands access to underserved areas. This funding is an important step and should be a part of the 2016 budget. We must do whatever we can to provide a path to recovery for those devastated by addiction.”