SAMHSA has proposed a national Harm Reduction Framework.
The draft is open for comments until August 14, 2023. We urge you to provide feedback through the comment template found below.
We encourage you to review the proposed standards and submit comments, to ensure the standards are effective and meet the needs of participants and providers.
WHAT CAN I DO?
- Go to the following URL: https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/harm-reduction/framework-comment-form
- In each “text box” of the form, paste the related content clearly marked and found below, within their respective box.
- Review your comment to make sure it is complete and accurate.
- When finished, click the “Submit” button to submit your comment.
That’s it! Keep in mind that the comment period deadline is MONDAY, August 14, 2023, at 5:00 pm EST, so be sure to submit your comments before the deadline. Also, note that there is NO separate space to enter your organization’s name, email, or any identifiable information. Please be sure that, if desired, your identifiable information is included in the first text box within the form. These comments will be made public. Feel free to adapt and use as you see fit; unfortunately, each field is restricted to 2000 characters or less.
For sample feedback, click here to review suggestions provided by Faces and Voices of Recovery.