Substance Abuse and Misuse Policy Activities

Letters Position Statements and Letters

TFAH comments to U.S. Preventative Services Task Force on Draft Research Plan for Drug Use in Adolescents and Adults, Including Pregnant Women: Screening (August 2016)

CEPOP letter urging passage of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act conference report (June 2016)

TFAH comments on proposed HHS rule regarding medication assisted treatment for opioid disorders (May 2016)

CEPOP Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations Support Letter (April 2016)

TFAH comments on proposed CDC Opioid Prescribing Guidelines (January 2016)

Fact Sheet: Addressing the Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic.

Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations Support Letter.

From the 113th Congress:


Briefings Congressional Hearings and Briefings

On April 3, 2014, TFAH joined with the American College of Preventive Medicine, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, and Safe States Alliance hosted a Congressional briefing examining state responses to the prescription drug epidemic.  Available presentations: