Joe Donnelly (D)
Justin Phillips has committed her time to advocating for awareness about heroin addiction and treatment since losing her son Aaron to a heroin overdose.
The Hoosier Democrat says he met recently with government officials in Israel, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates.
The effort follows up on Donnelly’s 2014 legislation that allowed all military members to receive annual mental health screenings.
The 21st Century Cures Act would streamline Food and Drug Administration approvals and dedicate billions of dollars for the National Institutes of Health.
Donnelly is targeted as a potential swing vote in the Senate.