ADVOCACY AND PUBLIC POLICY
The Legal Action Center (2016)
People receiving medication-assisted treatment (“MAT”) for opioid addiction often are forced by courts and other government agencies to stop taking their addiction medication.
Discusses the Role of NASADAD, Role of SSAs, Describes recovery landscape across States, Highlight some examples from states, and How to connect with your SSA.
Faces & Voices of Recovery
Recovery celebrations are important for so many different reasons – they’re an opportunity to put a face and a voice on recovery and to advance our advocacy agenda. Faces & Voices believes that we should never bring an army of people together without asking them to fight for something meaningful. In 2007, as part of the planning of the National Hub event at Liberty State Park with our friends at FOAR-NJ/NCADD-NJ, the idea of an Advocacy Action Area was born to achieve that goal.
Faces and Voices of Recovery
Long term, effective advocacy is built on positive, trusting, strategic relationships with elected officials and their staff, the media and your own constituents. These tips specifically relate to building relationships with elected officials and their staff.