Public Policy

These organizations influence mental and/or substance use disorder policy initiatives and raise awareness of behavioral health issues.

The Network Addressing Collegiate Alcohol and Other Drug Issues

The Network Addressing Collegiate Alcohol and Other Drug Issues is a national organization that proactively addresses the issues of alcohol, other drugs, and violence in order to promote healthy campus environments through self-regulatory initiatives, information dissemination, and technical assistance. Member institutions encourage and enhance local, state, regional, and national initiatives through a commitment to shared standards for policy development, educational strategies, enforcement, evaluation, and community collaboration.

The Partnership at

The Partnership at, a nonprofit organization, helps parents prevent drug and alcohol use and find treatment for their children. Bringing together renowned scientists, parent experts, and communications professionals, this public health nonprofit translates current research on teen behavior, parenting, dependency, and treatment into easy-to-understand resources. Additionally, they build healthy communities, advocating for greater access to adolescent treatment and recovery support, as well as funding of youth prevention programs.


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