Addiction Advocacy Needs A Bill Gates, David Geffen, Warren Buffett, Or Tom Steyer
|05/31/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Addiction and drug overdoses claim one life every four minutes in America. In the time it takes to order a latte, someone dies—from an illness that is highly treatable. The addiction crisis is the result of social prejudice; criminal justice policies that incarcerate people with addiction instead of giving them treatment; health care policies that make it difficult or impossible to get medical help for substance use disorders; ignorance; and “abstinence-only” drug policies that are ineffective and backwards.
The fact is, people who struggle with substance use disorder are treated like second-class citizens. Admitting there’s a problem can read more >>>