Name
Lunch | Federal Outlook: Biden-Harris Administration Priorities and the Importance of Recovery Housing
Session Type
Plenary
Date & Time
Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location Name
James River Ballroom
Description
​This keynote will review the new administration’s goals and priorities for SUD services, presented by Senior Policy Advisor to the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, Tom Hill. Mr. Hill will discuss federal drug policy priorities and how they relate to recovery support services generally and recovery housing in particular. He will also touch on the development 2022 National Drug Control Strategy, noting the important input NARR and other stakeholders have provided to support its development. Additionally, he will touch on the implications of President Biden’s proposed increase in funding for the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SAPT BG) and his proposed requirement that States set aside 10 percent of SAPT BG funding for recovery support services. The address will conclude with a discussion of the role of recovery housing as part of the recovery support services and broader care continua and the potential mechanisms for expanding quality recovery housing.
Objectives
Identify the core drug policy priorities of the Biden-Harris Administration
Understand how NARR and organizations like it can aid in developing and implementing these priotities.
Discuss how recovery housing roles and funding mechanisms may evolve as Administration priorities are finalized and implemented.