This letter signed by nearly 50 civil rights, faith, and criminal justice organizations was sent to the U.S. House opposing a bill intended to give states more flexibility to impose drug testing as a condition of… Read More
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DPA advocates for sharing reliable, accurate information about commonly used drugs so we can promote public health and reduce the harms around drug use. This booklet, produced by our New Mexico office, is designed to… Read More
Overdoses and other drug-related medical emergencies are far more common than most people think – but they don’t have to be lethal. Learn the signs of what a drug overdose or medical emergency looks… Read More
You know alcohol and other drugs are part of the music festival and concert scene – and you know that using them carries both pleasures and risks. We want people to have honest, non-judgmental information about… Read More
This report reflects a new evolution in the thinking of the Global Commission, which includes Kofi Annan, Richard Branson, and the former presidents of Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Poland, Portugal and Switzerland.… Read More
There is an extensive body of literature documenting the stigma associated with alcohol and other drug problems. No physical or psychiatric condition is more associated with social disapproval and discrimination than… Read More
The case Barrett v. Claycomb challenges a Missouri public college’s policy of requiring mandatory, suspicionless drug testing of all newly enrolled students (and those returning after a period of absence) as a… Read More
The legislation being proposed violates the constitution and imposes needless costs on taxpayers.
At a time when increasing numbers of Americans are struggling financially and relying on public assistance, implementing mean-spirited and ineffectual mandatory drug-testing policies is both unconscionable and… Read More
A new bill threatens to make being jobless even harder than it already is.