Addiction Policy Forum Blog

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Empowering Youth to Power Communities

By Kelsey Trotter on June 11, 2019

 
Consider, for a moment, a snowball. One snowball is made up of millions of tiny snowflakes, every single one unique. Although different, they stick together, becoming bigger, stronger, and more powerful.
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Veterans Affairs Uses Predictive Model to Reduce Opioid Risks

By Mark Gold, MD on May 30, 2019

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Community Input, Action, and Prevention

By Mark Powell on May 22, 2019

  
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Turning Addiction Loss Into New Hope

By Mark Powell on May 22, 2019

  
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Four States Awarded Grants to Help end Opioid Overdose Deaths

By Addiction Policy Forum on April 22, 2019

This week, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced the four research sites that will be receiving grants as a part of the HEALing Communities Study, which aims to test the impact of evidence-based interventions on preventing and treating opioid use disorder in key communities across the country.

“It takes a whole community to beat this crisis.”
- Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar

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With edible marijuana, kids are at risk.

By Casey Elliott on April 20, 2019

From edibles appealing to children to increased use among parents, youth are on the frontlines as America grapples with loosened marijuana access

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