Remarks by President Biden and Vice President Harris at the Second Meeting of the Task Force on Reproductive Healthcare Access

State Dining Room 3:39 P.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, Madam Klein.  Good afternoon. So, the Dobbs decision created a healthcare crisis in America.  And this taskforce was convened by the President of the United States to address this crisis in a way that we would approach it from an all-of-government, hands-on approach to…

FACT SHEET:   The Biden-Harris Administration Announces More Than $8 Billion in New Commitments as Part of Call to Action for White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

Today, for the first time in more than half a century, President Biden is hosting the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health to catalyze action for the millions of Americans struggling with food insecurity and diet-related diseases like diabetes, obesity, and hypertension. The Conference will lay out a transformational vision for ending hunger…

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Announces Two New Actions to Address Youth Mental Health Crisis

Our nation’s young people are facing an unprecedented mental health crisis. Even before the pandemic, rates of depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts among youth were on the rise. The pandemic exacerbated those issues, disrupting learning, relationships, and routines and increasing isolation – especially among our nation’s young people. More than 40 percent of teenagers state…

FACT SHEET:  Health Sector Leaders Join Biden Administration’s Pledge to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 50% by 2030

Health Sector Steps Up to Protect Public Health and Lower CostsToday, the Biden-Harris Administration announced that 61 of the largest U.S. hospital and health sector companies responded to the Administration’s Health Sector Climate Pledge, committing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 50% by 2030. The new commitments represent over 650 hospitals and thousands of other providers…

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Highlights Strategy to Address the National Mental Health Crisis

As we mark Mental Health Awareness Month, our country faces an unprecedented mental health crisis among people of all ages. Two in five American adults report symptoms of anxiety and depression, and more than half of parents express concern over their children’s mental well-being. Over forty percent of teenagers state they struggle with persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness. These growing demands…

ONDCP Releases Plan to Address Methamphetamine Health and Safety Concerns

During Trip to San Diego, Dr. Gupta Announces New Plan Outlining Evidence-Based Public Health and Safety Actions to Reduce Supply and Save Lives SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Dr. Rahul Gupta, Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), announced the Biden-Harris Administration’s plan to address methamphetamine and its impact on…

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