The Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit is honored to announce that President Joe Biden will address attendees of the 10th annual Rx Summit on Monday, April 5.

The President’s remarks will be delivered via taped video message during the opening plenary period beginning at 10:15 a.m. EDT and streamed through the Rx Summit virtual platform. The address will be his first public comments as President regarding this devastating public health crisis.

Amid alarming statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) illustrating an acceleration of the substance misuse epidemic and drug overdose deaths as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Biden will discuss his administration’s commitment to reduce overdose rates and save lives.