At Partnership to End Addiction, we have done the research and have the expertise to suggest what changes are needed to effectively respond to the addiction crisis. We know what needs to be done, but we can’t do it alone. Join the community of other advocates who are breaking down barriers and working to transform how our nation addresses addiction. Together, we can do this.
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President Biden recently signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, a $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill that includes billions of dollars in funding and several policy changes critical to addressing the mental health and addiction crises.
At least ten of the bills for which we had action alerts were at least in part included in this law. This is in large part thanks to the help of our advocates who shared their stories and signed action alerts to ensure Congress knew the importance and urgency of enacting these policies.
We encourage you to continue this advocacy by taking a moment to send a letter to your members of Congress to thank them for including important addiction-related provisions in the Consolidated Appropriations Act and encouraging them to continue to make addressing addiction a priority in the new session:
As bills are introduced in the new session of Congress, there will be more opportunities for advocacy, and we will be posting new action alerts here.
In the meantime, we encourage you to sign the action alert above and read about the critical progress made through the Consolidated Appropriations Act:
What does it mean to be an advocate? Our toolkit provides step-by-step instructions, including tips for building relationships and effectively communicating with lawmakers. We are building a movement to transform how our nation addresses addiction, and we need your voice!
In case you missed it, view our Introduction to Advocacy webinar.
Nearly half of all Americans have a family member or close friend with addiction. This issue affects so many more people than most realize.
We know the science and the statistics, but what motivates change are stories of real people. Your stories. We’ll help you find your voice.