Rockville, MD (December 17, 2019) – The Coalition to Stop Opioid Overdose (CSOO) welcomes the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) as a new member of the coalition. NAATP’s mission is to provide leadership, advocacy, training, and member support services to ensure the availability and highest quality of addiction treatment. NAATP engages with the disease of addiction on many fronts, from offering training to the addiction treatment workforce, to pursuing an ambitious policy agenda including parity enforcement. Leveraging its over 900 members from across the US, NAATP has developed vital resources to help those across the health care system improve patient outcomes.
“We are happy to welcome the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) as the newest member of the coalition,” said Dr. Shawn Ryan, Chair of the American Society of Addiction Medicine’s (ASAM) Legislative Advocacy Committee. “NAATP’s efforts to combat the opioid overdose epidemic are much-needed and welcomed.”
About the Coalition to Stop Opioid Overdose
The Coalition to Stop Opioid Overdose is a coalition of local, regional and national groups that are committed to advancing meaningful legislative and regulatory policies in response to the opioid overdose epidemic. The Coalition seeks to address the U.S. opioid overdose epidemic by engaging policy makers, public health leaders, chronic pain and addiction specialists, individuals in and seeking recovery and family members, so that legislation and policies get the support and funding needed.