Please join The Drug Policy Alliance, and Broken-No-More, for Coercive Treatment – Moving Beyond “For Your Own Good,” a conference and workshop series that will unpack the history and harms of coercion in drug treatment and mental health settings and explore patient- and rights-centered alternatives.
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A change in leadership at Broken No More. Introducing Dr. Tamara Olt, the new Executive Director.
Dr. Sam Snodgrass, member of the Board of Directors of Broken No More, is a guest on YPR News Station.
A well-deserved thank you to Dr. Tamara Olt (Chairperson, Broken No More/GRASP), Chris Schaffner, and Jolt Harm Reduction for doing all they can to save lives
Tamara Olt, MD, BNM Board Member, was recently featured in week.com in 25 Women in Leadership news.
Sam Snodgrass, PhD, BNM Board Member, will be speaking at the NHPCO’s Conference on November 7, 2018. The panel will be speaking on the issue of Opiod-related Deaths: Hospice Bereavement Programs Respond.
Sam Snodgrass will be speaking at the International Overdose Awareness Day event on August 31.
Orange County Activist Joins Delegation to Portugal March 19-22 to Learn from Country’s Groundbreaking Drug Decriminalization Policy.
Portugal’s Dramatic Declines in Overdose Deaths, HIV Infections & Drug-Related Arrests Draw Those Hit Hardest by U.S. Drug War to Investigate Further
American cities are slowly rallying around a new response to the opioid epidemic: safe spaces for using heroin.
Words matter. They determine how we understand and perceive our world. They carry power, for good and for ill. Stigma is driven by the pejorative words, the labels, that are used to describe us. This is not a matter of political correctness. Until we are seen as people, until we are provided the same respect and dignity as everyone else, we will continue to die. We have to change the cultural perception of those with an opioid disorder. To do that we have to first change the language of opioid addiction: