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CADCA’s Chairman and CEO, Gen. Arthur T. Dean, discussed CADCA’s community problem-solving model at the 15th International Congress on Addiction in Cancun, Mexico last week. The meeting, hosted by Centros de Integración Juvenil, A.C., a Mexico-based NGO, brought together 2,000 experts from throughout the world to highlight innovative drug prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery efforts.
Every day, coalitions are creating big changes in their communities. They’re building safer neighborhoods, they’re reducing youth drug use, they’re saving lives and saving money. Help us show the world the power of our movement. Participate in CADCA’s Power of the Movement multimedia campaign.
Smoking tobacco or marijuana, taking prescription painkillers, or using illegal drugs during pregnancy is associated with double or even triple the risk of stillbirth, according to research funded by the National Institutes of Health.Issues: Prescription Drug Abuse
According to a new study, a novel composite measure consisting of 29 alcohol policies demonstrates that a strong alcohol policy environment is a protective factor against binge drinking in the U.S. The study was led by researchers at the Boston University Schools of Medicine (BUSM) and Public Health and Boston Medical Center (BMC), and is published in the current issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.Issues: Binge DrinkingDrug type: Alcohol