Fed Up! Rally for a Federal Response to the Opioid Epidemic
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 from Noon to 2:00 PM
Capitol Hill (Upper Senate Park), Washington, D.C.
FED UP! Rally Headquarters -
Phoenix Park Hotel, 520 North Capitol Street NW, Washington, D.C.
(from 9:00 AM on October 1st)
Immediate action from our federal agencies is needed to prevent new cases of opioid addiction, to prevent more overdose deaths and to ensure access to effective treatment for millions who have become addicted.
FREE T-shirts and signs for the first 500 attendees.
FED UP! Reception:
Monday, September 30th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM
The Federal Ballroom at the Phoenix Park Hotel, 520 North Capitol Street NW, Washington, D.C. (light hors d'oeuvres and cash bar)
Reservations for the Reception are required!
Please make your reservation when you register for the rally on this Eventbrite site. This will secure your spot at the reception which has limited seating.
Learn how your organization can become a sponsor!
Click here for sponsorship information.
If you have questions, please click the "Contact the Organizer" button on the right.
Your donations are tax-deductible.
DISCLOSURE STATEMENT: FED Up! Rally does not accept financial support from pharmaceutical companies or any other entities that could be perceived as a conflict of interest.
Click here to see a video by Super Star about why you should attend FED UP! Rally
If you are unable to join us at the Rally but would like more information about the FED UP! Coalition, please contact us at FedUpRally@comcast.net. We are a new coalition of organizations from across the country who are coming together to call for federal action to end the epidemic of opioid addiction and overdose deaths.
Thank you to our Platinum and Gold Sponsors!
Organizers, Sponsors and Supporters of FED UP! Rally
Please let us know if you would like your organization added to this list which is arranged in alphabetical order.
Advocates for the Reform of Prescription Opioids - Behind the Orange Curtain - The Honorable Mary Bono - Caron Treatment Centers - Coalition for Community Services (NY) - Connect the Pieces (CTP) - Dynamic Youth Community, Inc. - Faces and Voices of Recovery - Families Against Narcotics (FAN) - Father Martin's Ashley - Get Unhooked - Gosnold on Cape Cod - Hazelden - Hearts of Hope - Heroin Action Coalition of Montgomery County (MD) - James' Place, Inc. - Maureen Keilien - Patrick Kennedy - King County Take Back Your Meds Coalition - Layne & Sandra Kresser & Family in memory of Josh Kresser - Learn to Cope - Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery - Minnesota Recovery Connection - MIWhoSoEver - NCADD-Maryland - National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse - National Youth Recovery Foundation - Phoenix House - Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing - POWER (serving women in recovery) - RockStar SuperStar Project - Save the Michaels of the World - ShatterProof - Stacie Mathewson Foundation - Steve Rummler Hope Foundation - StopDrugDeath.com - STOPPnow - The Hope2gether Foundation - Transforming Youth Recovery - You Are Linked to Resources for Families of People with Substance Abuse Problems
Note: By registering for FED UP! Rally, you will acknowledge that you have been informed that you may be photographed and/or recorded as part of the event. Further, by your presence at any FED UP! event, you grant your irrevocable permission for your likeness, mannerisms and voice to be included in these photographs and/or recordings without compensation and/or credit, and for these to be used in any and all media worldwide in all perpetuity.
When & Where
FED UP! Coalition
A coalition calling for immediate, coordinated and comprehensive federal action to
End the Epidemic of Opioid Addiction and Overdose Deaths
(Opioids are Narcotic Painkillers and Heroin)
Judy Rummler, Chair
President, Steve Rummler Hope Foundation
Coalition for Community Service (NY)
Producer, Behind the Orange Curtain
Vice President, Advocates for the Reform of Prescription Opioids, Inc.
New Roads Treatment Centers
Lexi Reed Holtum
Vice President, Steve Rummler Hope Foundation
President, Advocates for the Reform of Prescription Opioids, Inc.
Andrew Kolodny, MD
President, Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing
Treasurer, Advocates for the Reform of Prescription Opioids, Inc.
Founder, Lower Cape Community Addiction Network
Connect the Pieces to Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse
Founder and Executive Director, Learn2Cope
Founder/CEO, National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse
Founder and Director, The Hope2gether Foundation
Consultant: Scarlet Gleeson