Advocate for Change

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.

International Overdose Awareness Day
is August 31

Overdose numbers keep climbing. Join us to help spread awareness about the risks, share life-saving information on responding to overdose, and end the stigma.

Learn more and download our social media toolkit >>

Demand Insurance Coverage of Addiction Treatment

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.

Learn more and take action >>

Contact Your Representatives

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 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA)

This passage of CARA was a huge milestone; however, without the necessary funding, the programs outlined in CARA will not make a difference in our communities.

Add your name and help us urge Congress to fully fund CARA >>

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