COVID-19 is a public health crisis that is exacerbating the harms of the drug war. DPA offers these COVID-19 drug policy priorities to protect public health, individual rights, and the dignity and well-being of our communities.
Breonna Taylor didn’t deserve to die. It's time to abolish drug war funding that fuels the militarization of law enforcement and hold elected officials and police departments accountable - none of us can sleep safe until we do.
The heinous killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and too many others are painful reminders of the rampant racism and policing practices that put Black people’s lives in danger every day. Tell Congress that we need police reform right now.
We're hosting a series of online discussions with advocates and allies to talk about COVID-19 and drug policy. Join us on June 11 to talk about improving substance use disorder treatment during and after the pandemic.
DPA's Sasha Simon recently hosted a webseries in partnership with Made of Millions that aims to clear away all the junk science and stigma related to substance use, putting science, dignity and respect first. Learn about how a harm reduction-approach to drug education could save lives.
When DPA publicly released our harm reduction-based drug education curriculum Safety First in October, the world was a different place. In the months since, it’s evolved into an even more crucial resource.