News Release

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

More than 400 business, community and government leaders gather at CADCA’s Drug-Free Kids Campaign Awards Dinner to support substance abuse prevention

WHAT:             CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) celebrates its 18th annual Drug-Free Kids Campaign Awards Dinner by bringing together business, Federal, congressional and community leaders from across the country who support CADCA’s mission of creating safe, healthy and drug-free communities.

Nearly 2,000 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists from around the world will convene in Las Vegas July 17-21 for CADCA’s (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) 15th annual Mid-Year Training Institute. The week-long training, held at The Mirage, will teach participants how to address one of our nation’s biggest public health challenges – drug use.

Experts on the Opioid Epidemic, Marijuana and E-cigarette Trends, and More to Present

Summit is cornerstone of DEA’s 360 Strategy

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