In his State of the Union, President Obama mentioned the victims of tragic shootings across the country. Something must change–and that means addressing the debilitating mental health problems that often lurk at the root of gun violence.
On Wednesday, February 6, please join Phoenix House and the Fix for a lively Twitter chat on policy topics ranging from decriminalization vs. legalization, to treatment vs. incarceration, to harm reduction.
“Recovery Month reminds us that while recovery is possible, there is still much we can do to help overcome addiction.” — Congressman Tim Ryan, Co-Chair, Congressional Addiction, Treatment, and Recovery Caucus
Today, the Obama administration released its 2012 National Drug Control Strategy. We asked Kevin Sabet, Ph.D., former Senior Advisor at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), to comment on this new plan.
We learned during the 1920s that alcohol prohibition was unsustainable, and it would certainly never work today. That horse may be out of the barn—but using it as an excuse for drug legalization would be irresponsible and catastrophic. Let’s not go c