Ask Your Senator or Representative to Support the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) of 2015

Ask Your Senator or Representative to Support the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) of 2015

The Comprehensive Addiction & Recovery Act of 2015 Fact Sheet

The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) of 2015 is the most expansive federal, bipartisan legislation to date for addiction support services, designating between $40 million and $80 million toward advancing treatment and recovery support services in state and local communities across the country, which will help save the lives of countless people.

CARA needs your support as it moves forward through the legislative process! Get into action and contact your Senator and Representative today and urge them to co-sponsor and support CARA!

In the Senate, CARA (S. 524) has been referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee.  Currently,20 Senators (13 Democrats, 6 Republicans, 1 Independent) have signed on as co-sponsors of S. 524.  Click this link to see if your Senator is a co-sponsor!

In the House, CARA (H.R. 953) is sitting in three Committees. Currently, the bill now has64 cosponsors (45 Democrats, 19 Republicans). Click this link to find our if your Representative is a co-sponsor!

Educate yourself about CARA and the legislative process! Watch our informational webinars on CARA by clicking here.

Here is how YOU can take action:

  1. Call and Email your Senator & Representative and urge them to both co-sponsor and support CARA! Click HERE to show them your support.
  2. Share our Facebook and Twitter updates on CARA with your friends on social media. Use the infographic on this page to spread the word!
  3. Educate yourself about CARA and the Legislative Process. Watch our webinars on CARA here.
  4. Organize a Community Listening Forum and other activities in your community to educate others about CARA.
  5. Track the Bill here.

Click TAKE ACTION below to find out more

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