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THOUSANDS OF SUBSTANCE USE PREVENTION ADVOCATES UNITE AT CADCA’S MID-YEAR TRAINING INSTITUTE

Nearly 2,000 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists from around the world will convene in Atlanta, July 23 – 27 for CADCA’s (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) 16th annual Mid-Year Training Institute. The week-long training, held at the Marriott Marquis, will teach participants how to address one of our nation’s biggest public health challenges – drug use.

CADCA’s Mid-Year Training Institute is a one-of-a-kind intensive training opportunity, offering more than 100 ninety-minute,...

CADCA Welcomes Pat Castillo, New Director of the National Coalition Institute and Vice President of Training Operations

On July 17th, 2017, Patricia Castillo joined CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) as the Director of the National Coalition Institute & Vice President of Training Operations. With almost 20 years of experience in the substance use prevention field, Castillo will bring coalition expertise and industry knowledge to her new position.

“We are delighted to have Ms. Castillo join the CADCA family and help engineer healthy, safe and drug-free communities,” said General Arthur T. Dean, CADCA’s Chairman and CEO. “She will be an integral part of the team and her...

2,000 Community Leaders Convene at CADCA’s Mid-Year Training Institute to Learn Prevention Strategies to Address Drug Crisis

WHAT:                 CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) is holding its 16th annual Mid-Year Training Institute to convene approximately 2,000 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists from across the world to discuss solutions to the most pressing public health challenges threatening communities. Featured speakers from the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will...

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...

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