PreventEd advocates for policies that reduce the risks of substance use and provide interventions that help protect from the harms of substance use. Our support for policies are rooted in the understanding that substance use disorders are a brain disease that can be prevented by reducing risk and increasing protective factors.
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NCBH is a unifying voice of America’s health care organizations that deliver mental health and addictions treatment and services. Together with our member organizations serving over 10 million adults, children and families living with mental illnesses and addictions, the National Council is committed to all Americans having access to comprehensive, high-quality care that affords every opportunity for recovery.
CADCA is a national organization that works to strengthen the capacity of community coalitions to create and maintain safe, healthy and drug-free communities globally. This is accomplished by providing technical assistance and training, public policy advocacy, media strategies and marketing programs, and training.
Faces and Voices of Recovery is a national organization with thousands of individuals and organizations uniting for more effective action across the country. No matter where you live, a dedicated group of recovery advocates are working to change perceptions, policies and laws to improve the lives of those in the recovery community.
Missouri Recovery Network (MRN) is a statewide effort that invites people who are recovering from substance addiction, family members who are in recovery and other allies of those in recovery to tell the story of recovery in order to help others.
Legislators and policy makers look to you for input on these important issues. Just a few phone calls or letters from constituents can make all of the difference. Please take the time to call or write your city and county elected officials, and your representatives and senators.
PreventEd’s top legislative priority for 2020 is ensuring that Amendment 2, Missouri’s medical marijuana program, is implemented in a way that promotes transparency, legitimacy, and the public health.