Advocacy Priorities

Advocacy Priorities

State and federal policy change can save lives. Learn about our work and see how you can help.

Improving the quality of addiction care and our capacity to treat it

Improving the quality of addiction care and our capacity to treat it

Addiction is treatable, but access is limited. Through policy change, substance use disorder treatment can become a part of mainstream medicine.

Providing better training for healthcare providers

Providing better training for health care providers

More Americans than ever need addiction treatment. Health care professionals need to have the right training in order to provide the right addiction care.

Providing better training for healthcare providers

Adopting common-sense addiction prevention strategies

Stopping addiction before it starts involves investing in addiction prevention programs, delivering early intervention and treatment, and enacting effective tracking programs.

Regulating spending of opioid litigation funds

Regulating spending of opioid litigation funds

For years, prescription opioids were improperly marketed. Now, opioid makers and distributors are being held to account. Lawsuit settlements must be spent on addiction treatment—not on filling gaps in state budgets.

Regulating spending of opioid litigation funds

Ensuring equal insurance coverage for mental health and addiction

All medical conditions should be covered equally by health insurance. States need parity laws to provide crucial enforcement details.

Shatterproof is a leading addiction advocate on Capitol Hill and in state legislators.
Everyone's journey is different

Everyone's journey is different.

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