Time to look at addictions as a public health crisis? That’s what’s being called for – here’s our take:
The country is beginning to realize that it cannot enforce or imprison its way out of the addiction problem. But to create broadly accessible and effective treatment strategies for the millions of people who need them, it must abandon the “drug war” approach to addiction that has dominated the national discourse in favor of a policy that treats addiction as a public health issue.
This issue is one of the major factors in our chronic homelessness issue in this country & in Savannah, where we can do something about it!
We have an opportunity to bring our community together to take on this issue which is personal to many of us!
We can address this issue in our own community with our own innovative approach to housing & services known as Housing…
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