Policy and Advocacy

February 10, 2020

Decades after the failed War on Drugs was declared, policies for significant, systemic change remain slow to materialize.

October 10, 2019

Physician organizations and the NRA often back the same congressional candidates with political donations. How do their contributions influence votes on gun-related legislation?

September 9, 2019

Pharmacy pickup is a significant barrier to naloxone access. A policy allows pharmacists to hand out the drug directly at the point of care.

May 23, 2019

The words we use to describe substance use disorders can reshape perceptions, a necessary step toward reducing the morbidity and mortality of the current opioid crisis.

May 24, 2019

Childcare costs, taxes, and eviction policies have an intertwined influence on housing stability, according to a new report from Children's HealthWatch.