Meet the 2021 Addiction Policy Forum Pillar of Excellence Award Winners

Updated: Oct 12



The Addiction Policy Forum recognizes leaders every year who have improved our response to addiction and communities in need.


This year we recognize individuals who have spearheaded revolutionary work to address childhood trauma, expanded access to evidence-based treatment in West Virginia, created a groundbreaking program to give former LA gang members a second chance, spent a lifetime advocating on behalf of children impacted by addiction, inspired countless people through recovery and ultramarathons, and steered the city of Baltimore through the opioid epidemic with a critical public health response.


Keep reading to meet this year's award winners who will be honored at the National Leadership Conference