Send a 'Thank you' Tweet to your Members
Today, the U.S. Senate passed historic opioid legislation (H.R. 6), sending the comprehensive package to the President's desk to be signed into law!   Please take a moment to thank your Senators and Representative for their incredible work to make this happen! To...
Send a "Thank you" Message to your Members
Today, the U.S. Senate passed historic opioid legislation (H.R. 6), sending the comprehensive package to the President's desk to be signed into law!   Please take a moment to thank your Senators and Representative for their incredible work to make this happen! To...
Thank your Members for Supporting Historic Legislation
Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed historic, comprehensive legislation that creates new resources and better policies to help the millions of patients and families impacted by substance use disorder. Thank your Members today for supporting this historic...
Say 'Thanks' to the Senate for Passing Historic Opioid Package
Today, the Senate overwhelmingly passed a historic opioid package in a bipartisan vote of 99-1! Thank your Senator's today for making this a top priority.  
Urge your Senators to make passing a legislative package addressing addiction a top priority!
Congress is considering critical legislation that would improve policies and resources to address addiction. Recent reports indicate that the Senate is likely to take up the package as early as next week! Among the many bills being considered are the Opioid Crisis...
CONTACT Your Senators TODAY!
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 63,600 Americans died of a drug overdose in 2016, representing a staggering 21 percent increase over 2015. Each day we lose 174 people to drug overdoses - which is equivalent to a plane crash each day...
Thank Your Members for Supporting H.R. 6, SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act!
On June 22, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives passed historic legislation to continue building the comprehensive framework needed to address our nation's drug crisis. The Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for...
Urge Congress to vote "YES" on the SUPPORT for Patient and Communities Act (H.R. 6)
This week, the House of Representatives is considering a bill that would strengthen key federal low-income assistance and senior health insurance programs to better assist individuals with substance use disorder. In addition, this bill will include a number of other...
Urge your Reps. to Vote YES on the CORC Act & Help Build a Comprehensive Healthcare Infrastructure
In 2016, 21 million people needed substance use disorder treatment, but only 10.6 percent received treatment at a specialty facility (SAMHSA, 2017). The House of Representatives is about to vote on a bill that would fundamentally improve access to treatment and...
Urge your Reps. to Vote YES on POWER Act so Overdose Patients Get the Help They Need
Between July 2016 and September 2017, emergency department visits for suspected opioid overdose increase nearly 30 percent (CDC, 2018).    The House of Representatives is about to vote on a bill that would significantly improve hospitals resources and tools...
Urge your Reps. to Vote YES on TEACH Act to Improve SUD Provider Education
Only 8% of US medical schools have a separate required course on addiction and only a handful of medical schools have robust curriculum on the diagnosis and treatment of substance use disorders (HHS & Office of the Surgeon General, 2016). The House of Representatives...
Senate Introduces New Prevention Bill. Urge Congress to Support It.
Ninety percent of individuals with a substance use disorder (SUD) developed the disorder in adolescence - prevention efforts that delay the onset of use are key to ensuring fewer youth ever become addicted. The Substance Abuse Prevention (SAP) Act of 2018 (S. 2789) was...
Senate Acts on Opioid Crisis. Take Action in Support.
More than 63,600 Americans died of a drug overdose in 2016, a staggering 21 percent increase from 2015. With 174 people dying from drug overdose each day there is no doubt the drug epidemic is an urgent and serious problem. The Opioid Crisis Response Act (OCRA) of 2018...