Health Justice Recovery Alliance

We are the statewide advocacy organization fully focused on implementing Measure 110, with the needs of communities most harmed by the racist war on drugs placed front and center.

Measure 110 is the first step in repairing the ongoing multigenerational harms of the war on drugs and investing in the community care our children need to flourish. Those with the most at stake must lead the way. Together, we have the power to provide Oregonians with compassionate and community-centered paths to recovery — or the tools and resources they need to stay safe wherever they are.

Measure 110: The Drug Addiction Treatment & Recovery Act

In November 2020 Oregon made history by voting overwhelmingly in favor of Measure 110, the Drug Addiction Treatment & Recovery Act. The landmark law draws from global best practices — from decriminalization in Portugal and Switzerland to Eugene’s CAHOOTS model — to address our state’s unique challenges. Measure 110 removes unfairly harsh punishments for minor, nonviolent drug offenses and expands access to live-saving services in rural and frontier communities, as well as urban centers.

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Rather than branding drug users criminals, the law treats substance use as a public health issue affecting all of us, from spouses and siblings to young children and teens, from pregnant women to grandparents.

Measure 110 invests $302 million in just its first two years in overdose prevention, housing, peer support, harm reduction, and addiction recovery programs.

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State announces criminal system savings to fund substance use treatment

Measure 110 specifically directed savings from no longer criminalizing addiction to fund vital addiction recovery services.

Statement from Health Justice Recovery Alliance on House Passage of HB 2513

The Hope and Recovery Bill, HB 2513, passed the Oregon House with an overwhelming bipartisan supermajority.

Community Letter to DHM Research in Response to Measure 110 Poll