They participated in a roundtable at the Cabell-Huntington Health Department and at the Cabell County Courthouse Drug Court and visited Marshall Universitys Digital Forensic Lab.
Senator Manchin joined the First Lady and Acting Secretary McAleenan at a roundtable at the Cabell-Huntington Health Department. They discussed the need for more funding for substance use disorder treatment, issues surrounding the opioid epidemic and the innovative approaches Huntington is taking to handle these issues, and neonatal research being done at Marshall University.
The physician director at the Cabell-Huntington Health Department
, Michael Kilkenny, says there's no single cause for the decline.
In 2015, the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health funded a pilot project at the Cabell-Huntington Health Department as proposed by the Mayor's Office of Drug Control Policy in Huntington, West Virginia.
 Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC;  HIV/AIDS Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Kentucky Department for Public Health, Cabinet for Health & Family Services;  Injury and Violence Prevention Branch, Chronic Disease and Injury Section, Division of Public Health, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services;  Kanawha-Charleston Health Department, Charleston, West Virginia;  Cabell-Huntington Health Department, Huntington, West Virginia;  Louisville Metro Syringe Exchange Program, Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness, Louisville, Kentucky;  North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition, Raleigh, North Carolina;  West Virginia Health Right, Inc., Charleston, West Virginia.
Michael Kilkenny, Physician Director of the Cabell-Huntington Health Department
and Amy Tolliver of the West Virginia Perinatal Partnership.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials; community leaders; and federal, state, and local officials at the Cabell-Huntington Health Department
William Christian, Robert Dozier, Sherif Ibrahim, Maggie Molitor, Annette Roberts, Sherry Rockwell, Melissa Scott, Carrie Thomas, West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources; Kim Lockwood, Kathleen Napier, Cabell-Huntington Health Department
; Cabell-Huntington Hospital; City of Huntington Fire Department; City of Huntington Police Department; Saint Mary's Medical Center; Elizabeth Scharman, West Virginia Poison Center.
Administrator, Cabell-Huntington Health Department
, Huntington WV
Jim Justice joined First Lady of the United States Melania Trump at the Cabell-Huntington Health Department
, along with several other health and policy leaders from West Virginia and Washington D.C., to participate in a roundtable discussion on the opioid crisis affecting the state and the entire nation.
First Lady Melania Trump arrived in Huntington, West Virginia this morning to visit Cabell-Huntington Health Department
. This is the First Ladys second visit to West Virginia.