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Thousands of Community Leaders Gather to Educate Congress on Advancing Substance Abuse Prevention Efforts

Community leaders from across the country, including the Washington, D.C., metro area, are headed to Capitol Hill, Feb. 8th to meet with U.S. Senators and Representatives from nearly 50 states to educate them about critical substance abuse issues. These Congressional meetings are taking place during CADCA’s (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) 27th Annual National Leadership Forum, the nation’s largest training event for substance abuse prevention and treatment professionals and researchers, as part of Capitol Hill Day.

“Capitol Hill Day is a vital opportunity for Forum...

CADCA Honors Former Director of Office of National Drug Control Policy Michael Botticelli and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse with National Leadership Award

CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America), the nation’s leading substance abuse prevention organization, will recognize former director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy Michael Botticelli and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) with the National Leadership Award for their significant contributions made to the field of substance abuse prevention and their long-standing support of community-based drug prevention. The awards will be presented during CADCA’s 27th Annual National Leadership Forum...

3,000 Community Leaders Convene at CADCA’s National Leadership Forum to Discuss Opioid Epidemic, Marijuana, & Other Substance Abuse Prevention Trends

Approximately 3,000 community leaders will unite at CADCA’s (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) 27th Annual National Leadership Forum. The event will be held Feb. 6-9, 2017, at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. Forum will kick off with the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Prevention Day; feature 75+ training sessions covering topics ranging from the marijuana legislation landscape and tobacco cessation to the opioid epidemic and underage drinking; offer attendees the unique...

Opioid Epidemic, Substance Abuse Trends and Prevention Strategies Explored at CADCA's 27th Annual National Leadership Forum

WHAT: CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) is hosting its 27th Annual National Leadership Forum, welcoming approximately 3,000 community leaders and experts from around the world to share substance abuse prevention and treatment strategies. The Forum will: kick off with the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Prevention Day; feature 75+ training sessions covering topics ranging from the marijuana legislation landscape and tobacco cessation to the opioid epidemic and...

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