DPA hosted a presentation from New York City's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on important new trends in fatal overdoses in 2018. Learn about the latest data and what it means for the city.
How similar is fentanyl to heroin? How many people are fatally overdosing due to fentanyl? Get the facts so you can understand how to reduce the harms associated with synthetic opioids.
The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act would end federal marijuana prohibition in a fair and just way by prioritizing and reinvesting in those who have been most affected by our failed marijuana laws. Tell Congress to support it.
Learn the signs of what a drug overdose or medical emergency looks like for some commonly used drugs (alcohol, MDMA, cocaine and other stimulants, heroin/opiates and cannabis) and what actions you can take to help save someone’s life.
DPA coordinated an extensive amicus brief effort to help Safehouse fend off an action in federal court attempting to apply the “crack house” statute for the first time against an SCS, despite evidence showing SCS save lives.
House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler and Senator Kamala Harris introduce a sweeping marijuana reform bill that would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act.