Our Mission

Addiction is a complex condition. Its nature, cause and resolution are not universally agreed upon and the science remains unsettled. Opioid addiction presents a particular danger as it can so often be fatal.

The Center’s mission is to understand and inform the political, economic and marketing forces shaping our response to the addiction crisis, to critically examine potential unintended consequences associated with policy changes and to highlight the value of choice in treatment and the role of informed consent.

CSDAP publishes original and curated content focusing on these issues and advocates for policies and funding that support a healthy addiction treatment ecosystem consisting of a diverse set of treatment providers.

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