Friday, March 23, 2018


The Need for Family Support Services

This is our first post in our Families Speak Up series, detailing our Advocacy efforts in Washington and beyond.
At the Federal level, we are hearing about efforts to curb the opioid crisis. In the Federal budget, just passed a few weeks ago, Congress appropriated $6 billion for fiscal years 2018 and 2019 to address this crisis. The President’s budget proposes to add even more funding, and an amended version of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) 2.0 would authorize an additional $1 billion annually for drug programs. This is all good news, but what exactly does this mean and where does this leave families?

Read Why We’re Calling on Congress to Fund
Family Support Services for Addiction

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