In 2015, nearly every state enacted legislation addressing the abuse of opioids, including heroin and prescription drugs. Policymakers have sought solutions that try to curb […]
Advocacy and Legislation
Find resources in this section to learn more about current legislation and its impact on the integration of substance use and mental health disorders into the rest of healthcare. Here, we also connect you directly with the organizations that are leading the way to change. Get involved in local advocacy efforts and make your voice heard.
The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) is the most expansive federal, bipartisan legislation to date for addiction support services. The bill passed the U.S. […]
This resource reviews the key elements of the opioid-related bills passed by the House of Representatives in May 2016. These key elements fall into 9 […]
This resource provides details of all ten opioid bills that were passed by the House of Representatives in May, 2016.
In an effort to initiate more civic engagement activities and encourage elected officials to take positions on movements that will benefit recovery, this guide provides […]