Andrew Kessler, JD

Andrew Kessler, JD

Founder and Principal
Slingshot Solutions LLC

Andrew D. Kessler, JD, is founder and principal of Slingshot Solutions LLC, a consulting firm that specializes in behavioral health policy. With 20 years of policy experience- and over a decade in behavioral health- Kessler is a fixture in circles that advocate for substance abuse treatment, prevention, recovery, and research. He collaborates frequently with congressional offices, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and other federal actors. He is a frequent contributor to Politico, The Hill, and Alcohol and Drug Abuse Weekly,

Kessler has written legislation and report language published by both the House and Senate, and has presented orally before such bodies as the Scientific Management Review Board, the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, and the National Conference on Addictive Disorders. He is highly sought after as a speaker on substance abuse policy, as well as on advocacy training. He has presented on these subjects around the nation, and on several webinars as well.

All Sessions by Andrew Kessler, JD

Behavioral and Mental Health Track Monday May 23, 2022
3:10 pm - 3:55 pm

Emerging Policies and Strategies to Address SUDs and Alcohol Misuse

  • Learn about forward-thinking approaches that are emerging in treating substance and alcohol abuse
  • Discuss the signs and symptoms related to Co-Occurring Mental Health and SUDs
  • Uncover unique techniques in dealing with minority and special populations
Moderator: Andrew Kessler