Congress Passes CARA! ASAM applauds passage of historic addiction legislation

ASAM_Seal_DarkBlueby ASAM Staff | July 13, 2016
July 13, 2016 – Today, the United States Senate voted overwhelmingly to pass the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA). The Senate vote follows a similar near-unanimous vote in the House of Representatives last week and will send the bill to the President’s desk for his signature. The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) joins other members of the addiction prevention, treatment and recovery community in celebrating the passage of this important piece of legislation and calls on Congress to fulfill its commitment to fund CARA fully this year.

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