Law

Attacking Gun Violence from Both Sides

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.

Filed Under: , , 4 Comments

Join Our Drug Policy Twitter Chat

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 Guest Blogger: Congressman Tim Ryan

“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

Guest Blogger: Kevin Sabet Says “Wake Up and Grow Up”

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.

Prohibition: Not Repeatable, But Not a Failure

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