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3371 Dpa Nyam Report Final for Web April 19 2013

3371 Dpa Nyam Report Final for Web April 19 2013

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Blueprint for aPublic Health andSafety Approach toDrug Policy
 
Report Authors
Tracy Pugh,
MHS
The New YorkAcademy o MedicineJulie Netherland, PhDDrug Policy AllianceRuth Finkelstein, ScDThe New YorkAcademy o Medicine
Acknowledgements
The New York Academy o Medicine and the Drug PolicyAlliance would like to thank the hundreds o communitymembers and organizations, experts and service agencies,elected and government ocials who participated in theconsultations and assisted in the development o this
Blueprint
. While they are too numerous to list here, they arelisted in the technical report to the
Blueprint
. We would alsolike to thank Jo Ivey Bouford, President o NYAM, and EthanNadelmann, Executive Director o DPA, or their leadershipand support. Special thanks to Eric Cadora rom the JusticeMapping Center or his work on the maps and graphics andto DPA staf Jag Davies, Emily Kaltenbach, Roseanne Scotti,and intern Yvonne Tinsley or their insights and assistancein strengthening the document.This
Blueprint
is supported by a grant rom theCharles Evans Hughes Memorial Foundation and theDrug Policy Alliance.
Photo Credit
Amy Hart,
NYAM PHP
Publication Date
March 2013Kassandra Frederique,
MSW
Drug Policy AllianceSimone-Marie Meeks, MSThe New YorkAcademy o Medicinegabriel sayeghDrug Policy Alliance
 
 Executive Summary 3
 
Background 9
 The Scope othe Problem ........................10 New York’s Current Drug Policies ..................14Toward a New Approach .........................15What is a Public Health and Saety Approach .........17Guiding Principles ..............................18Goals .........................................18 How was the
Blueprint
Developed? .................19 
Findings 23
Cross-Cutting ..................................24 Prevention .....................................31Treatment and Recovery ..........................38Harm Reduction ................................46 Public Saety and Law Enorcement .................51
Recommendations 65
 State ..........................................67 New York City ..................................78
Reerences 83
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