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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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.