Statement on the Passing of Dr. Mitch Rosenthal

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In a statement released today, the Rosenthal Center for Addiction Studies shared that their founder and president, Dr. Mitchell “Mitch” Rosenthal, passed away peacefully on November 14. Dr. Rosenthal was a pioneer in the treatment of substance use disorders, having founded Phoenix House, the nation’s leading non-profit provider of treatment and recovery services. He also […]

a photo of the first roundtable meeting of the Foundation for Drug Policy Solutions leadership council

New National Drug Policy “Think and Do” Tank Forming to Offer Bold Solutions to the Addiction Crisis Facing America

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(New York, NY) The Foundation for Drug Policy Solutions (FDPS), a new, transformative, global 501(c)(3) “think and do” tank launching today at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, has been formed in response to the raging addiction crisis and the arcane complications to supporting population-level policies aimed at reducing substance use initiation and disorder. The launch, which […]

GUEST COLUMN: Avoid ‘another bad trip’ for Colorado

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The Gazette September 11, 2022 Luke NiforatosExecutive Vice President of FDPS Despite rising rates of drug use because of COVID-19-related isolation, activists are now plotting to promote the use of another illegal substance: psychedelics. Dubbed the “Natural Medicine Health Act,” appearing as Initiative 58 this November, the effort to legalize and commercialize these substances ignores […]