State and federal policy change can save lives. Learn about our work and see how you can help.
Addiction is treatable, but access is limited. Through policy change, substance use disorder treatment can become a part of mainstream medicine.
More Americans than ever need addiction treatment. Health care professionals need to have the right training in order to provide the right addiction care.
Stopping addiction before it starts involves investing in addiction prevention programs, delivering early intervention and treatment, and enacting effective tracking programs.
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.
All medical conditions should be covered equally by health insurance. States need parity laws to provide crucial enforcement details.