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Now, more than ever, Americans need strong, clear leadership on how to address the mental health and addiction crisis in our country. Recent polling shows 75% of Americans believe the country and federal government are not doing enough to address these issues. We need to hear from you where you stand. On behalf of our […]
Beginning in 2011, with California’s state prison system overseen by the federal courts due to severe overcrowding, the state legislature and voters passed a series of laws to reduce sentencing severity for non-violent crimes, most notably drug-related offenses. As a result, fewer people faced felonies for crimes often associated with problematic substance use, like simple […]
The Medication Access and Training Expansion (MATE) Act (H.R. 4974) would standardize substance use disorder (SUD) training for providers that prescribe Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) scheduled medications, such as those used in medication-assisted treatment (MAT). The bipartisan bill, introduced in the House last week, would help to increase access to high-quality care for individuals living […]