Each year AAAP is asked to join many efforts with other national professional organizations on timely policy initiatives and recently we decided it would be helpful to keep you apprised of these endorsements.  These endeavors are aligned with our mission to educate the public and influence public policy for the safe and humane treatment of those with substance use disorders therefore we have endorsed the following listed below.  We strongly believe that advocacy begins with education and hope that you stay interested in the issues at hand.