New Congress Members Educate and Advocate for Syringe Services Programs

This week, Representatives Donna Shalala and Mary Gay Scanlon tried to elevate the need for swift action to support syringe service programs (SSPs) by hosting a briefing for members of the newly formed Freshmen Working Group on Addiction, a bipartisan effort among newly elected members of Congress to promote policies to end the overdose crisis in the U.S. Faculty Associate Susan Sherman attended the briefing, and is quoted.