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Funder Spotlight: California Community Foundation

Advancing the integration of primary, substance use and mental health services has been a core strategy of the health grantmaking [...]

New York Community Trust: Spotlight on Juvenile Justice

While it may seem obvious that a child is not an adult, the New York criminal justice system ignored that [...]

NH Charitable Foundation helping to advance Medicaid to Schools

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation has provided funding to the JSI Research and Training Institute to help establish a Training [...]
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News From The Field

Biden’s fentanyl position sparks criticism from two sides (AP News)

President Joe Biden’s calls in his State of the Union speech for strong criminal penalties in response to soaring deaths [...]

Supervised Consumption Site Piece PDF (healthinjustice.org)

Supervised Consumption Sites (SCSs) are based on a harm reduction philosophy. SCSs are facilities where people can use drugs under [...]

How Can Implementation of Oregon’s Drug-Decrim Law Improve? (filtermag.org)

“In the midst of the still-escalating national overdose crisis, Oregon has taken a bold and important step by ending the [...]

The End of the X-Waiver Is a Chance to Advance Health Equity (filtermag.org)

On January 12, 2023 the federal government announced an important change to drug policy that should enable greatly expanded access to [...]

NIH Invests in a New Harm Reduction Research Network (National Institute on Drug Abuse)

NIH is announcing a $36 million, five-year investment in research to reduce the overdose epidemic and improve care access for [...]

In Rural America, Deadly Costs of Opioids Outweigh the Dollars Tagged to Address Them (Kaiser Health News)

State and local governments filed thousands of lawsuits against drug companies and wholesalers accused of fueling the crisis, resulting in [...]

Comer Family Foundation: Black Lives Must Matter in Harm Reduction

Black Lives Matter. Members of the Coalition for Syringe Access (CSA) stand in solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives [...]

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