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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of New Mexico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY-- U.S. Attorney John C. Anderson to Testify Before U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on “Opioids in Indian Country: Beyond the Crisis to Healing in the Community”

ALBUQUERQUE – The Honorable John C. Anderson, U.S. Attorney for the District of New Mexico, will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs during an oversight hearing on “Opioids in Indian Country:  Beyond the Crisis to Healing in the Community,” at 2:30 p.m. (EDT)/12:30 p.m. (MDT), Wednesday, March 14, 2018.  U.S. Attorney Anderson will be part of a three-witness panel which will include Capt. Christopher Jones, Pharm. D., M.P.H., Director, National Mental Health and Substance Use Policy Laboratory, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and RADM Michael Toedt, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Indian Health Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.    

WHO:            

The Honorable John C. Anderson, U.S. Attorney, District of New Mexico, U.S. Department of Justice

Capt. Christopher Jones, Pharm. D., M.P.H., Director, National Mental Health and Substance Use Policy Laboratory, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

RADM Michael Toedt, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Indian Health Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

WHEN:         

Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 2:30 P.M. EDT/12:30 P.M. MDT

 WHERE:      

The hearing can be viewed in real time on the Committee’s webcast at https://www.indian.senate.gov/hearing/oversight-hearing-opioids-indian-country-beyond-crisis-healing-community

Topic(s): 
Opioids
Indian Country Law and Justice
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Updated March 14, 2018