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Healthcare, Mental Health, & Opioid Epidemic

Rep. Molinaro Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Make It Easier to Access Narcan Amid Spike in Local Overdose Deaths

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Washington, D.C - U.S Rep. Marc Molinaro (R-NY-19) today introduced the Supporting Access to Vital and Affordable Care for Everyone (SAVE Act), a bipartisan bill that expands access to over-the-counter (OTC) naloxone, such as Narcan. Rep. Molinaro introduced this bill as Broome County, Sullivan County, and communities across New York’s 19th Congressional…

Watch: Rep. Molinaro Calls for Bold, Bipartisan Action During National Suicide Prevention Month

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House Floor

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (NY-19) today spoke on the House Floor to recognize September as National Suicide Prevention Month and called for bold, bipartisan solutions to ensure anyone suffering with a mental health disorder can access quality treatment. Rep. Molinaro has been a leading advocate in New York for expanding mental health and addiction services. As County…

Rep. Molinaro Holds Listening Session in Monticello on Mental Health & Addiction Services

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Mental Health and Substance Use Roundtable

Monticello, NY – At the Monticello Fire House, U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (NY-19) today hosted a listening session on mental health and substance use disorders. This session comes as mental health and substance use treatment providers in Sullivan County struggle to keep pace with the growing demand for services. Sullivan County has the highest rate of opioid…

Rep. Molinaro Announces Nearly $2 Million in Federal Funding to Study Mental Health Disorders & Deafness

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  Binghamton, NY – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (NY-19) today announced $208,525 is being delivered to SUNY Binghamton for research on deafness and $1,476,000 is being delivered to Cornell University for research on mental health disorders. The funding is available through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Rep. Molinaro is working to robustly fund the HHS and its…

Rep. Molinaro Announces Federal Funding to Support Substance Use Treatment & Prevention Efforts in Tioga County & Chenango County

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Binghamton, NY – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (NY-19) today announced $120,000 in federal funding is going to the Tioga County ASAP Coalition and Chenango Health Network, Inc. to support addiction treatment and efforts to prevent underage drinking. The funding is available through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention. Tioga County ASAP…

NDAA Passes with Seven Bipartisan Molinaro-Authored Measures

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Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (NY-19) today announced seven bipartisan measures he authored were included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2024. Rep. Molinaro had more policy inclusions than every other freshmen Member of Congress. The NDAA, which Rep. Molinaro voted in support of, authorizes the budget and expenditures for the U.S. Department…

Rep. Molinaro, Senator Schumer Announce Designation to Combat Drug Trafficking & Fatal Overdoses in Sullivan County

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Monticello, NY – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (R-NY-19) and U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today announced Sullivan County will be designated as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA). This designation provides increased federal resources, coordination, and intelligence to help combat drug trafficking, disrupt criminal networks, and reduce fatal overdoses. It is the result of a…

Rep. Molinaro Holds Listening Session in Binghamton on Mental Health & Addiction Services As Upstate NY Faces Growing Demand for Treatment

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Binghamton, NY – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (NY-19) today hosted a roundtable discussion in Binghamton on the need to expand mental health and addiction treatment services in Upstate New York. This roundtable comes as mental health and substance use treatment providers in the Southern Tier struggle to keep pace with the growing demand for services.   Rep.…

Representatives Marc Molinaro and Pat Ryan Join Former Representative Chris Gibson to Call for Bipartisan Action to Expand Health Care Access for Military Families

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Saugerties, NY  – Standing alongside former Congressman and decorated Army veteran Chris Gibson, as well as advocates for veterans and military families, U.S. Reps. Marc Molinaro (R-NY-19) and Pat Ryan (D-NY-18) today called for bipartisan action on the Health Care Fairness for Military Families Act. This landmark legislation…

Molinaro Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Protect Telehealth Access for Upstate New Yorkers Living in Rural Communities

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Molinaro: Access to Quality Healthcare Should Not Be a Luxury Reserved for Urban Areas. Rural Communities Matter.   Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (R-NY-19) today announced he introduced the Protecting Rural Telehealth Access Act. Rep. Molinaro introduced this bipartisan bill alongside U.S. Reps. Chis Pappas (D-NH-1), Lisa McClain (R-MI-09), Jake LaTurner…