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Helping Patients and Families in Crisis

Improving Treatment


Raising Awareness

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185 Lives a Day are Lost to Addiction

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The first-ever Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Dr. Robert DuPont, Keynote Speaker and current Director of ONDCP Jim Carroll, and former Director of ONDCP General Barry McCaffrey (Ret.)

2019 National Leadership Conference and Awards Dinner

Keynote and current Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Jim Carroll invited previous Directors of ONDCP General Barry McCaffrey (ret.) and Dr. Robert DuPont to join him onstage at the 2019 Addiction Policy Forum National Leadership Conference. For the first time, these three experts shared their insight on the current opioid epidemic and lessons learned heading the nation’s top office on addiction.


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Learn more about substance use disorders and how addiction affects the brain. Find information on treatment, recovery supports, and medications to address addiction.





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