Advocacy Leadership Program

 

NCAAR-BH’s Advocacy Model – How YOU can get involved!

Thank you for your interest in advocating for solutions to NJ’s most pressing addiction issues. NCAAR-BH offers an advocacy program in all 21 counties that allow you to determine your involvement based on your time, energy, and passion for the issues. NCAAR-BH has an enormous amount of respect for volunteer advocates and the public policy staff is determined to give you all you need as a citizen advocate to stay involved.
Here are the ways you can help!

Become an Advocacy Leader!

The Advocacy Leadership Program aims to develop highly knowledgeable and trained citizens, especially those most impacted or affected by SUD (Substance Use Disorder), who will contribute significantly to policy change on key issues.

  • Build a relationship with your elected officials
  • Bring a potentially important vote to the attention of your elected officials
  • Educate and raise awareness on an addiction issue that can be highlighted in our communities
  • Reach more advocates through social media sites like Facebook and Twitter
  • Use our talking points to share your story with decision makers
  • Receive reminders to stay civically engaged during the election process