Harry Nelson

Inspiring Excellence, Promoting Change

Harry Nelson

The United States of Opioids: How The Government is Dealing with the Crisis Now, and What to Expect in the Coming Years

Thursday, October 31, 2019
3:30 – 5:30 PM
Plaza Ballroom

This presentation will speak to the national opioid crisis and how the United States government is reacting to the devastation of opioid abuse, opioid diversion, and overdose deaths in the context of an in-depth look at current legislative activity as well as an assessment of what is to be expected.pain management.


Harry Nelson is the founder of Nelson Hardiman, a leading healthcare law firm, and is known nationally for his advocacy to drive improved safety and access to addiction treatment and behavioral healthcare. He is the co-author of the 2017 book, From ObamaCare to TrumpCare: Why You Should Care. His 2019 book The United States of Opioids: A Prescription for Liberating a Nation in Pain, has been a best-seller, calling attention to the need to address America’s profound social crisis with real solutions.