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Change starts with you. Join us to advocate for better policy solutions and healthier perceptions when it comes to issues of substance use. Take action on one – or all – of the current initiatives featured below, and be sure to add your email address to receive future Action Alerts.
There is already a law in place to protect your child’s mental health and substance use disorder benefits, but families are still fighting to receive them. And the results can be tragic when coverage for treatment is improperly denied.
Contacting your elected representatives directly is one of the most effective and powerful ways to create change. Use our Legislator Lookup tool to begin advocating for better policy solutions.
The White House proposed budget will reportedly cut spending for the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) by 95%. ONDCP provides critical coordination of the federal response to the drug issue, including the current opioid epidemic, along with essential support of community based programs.
This passage of CARA this past July was a huge milestone, however, without the necessary funding, the programs outlined in CARA will not make a difference in our communities.