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Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America Receives $1 Million Grant from Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to Continue Substance Use Prevention Efforts

CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) was recently awarded $1 million by The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to continue substance use prevention efforts nationwide. The grant will fund a project training five coalitions in underserved communities to explore the best practices for screening brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) to reduce underage drinking in their communities and to share those best practices with thousands of coalitions across the country.

“We are excited to receive the grant from The Hilton Foundation and are eager to begin working to...

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...

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