High school sophomore Sam Motsay played on the basketball team and knew he could get drug tested.
That’s why the 16-year-old tried the synthetic drug N-BOMe for the first time this past Mother’s Day —the substance does not show in a test. It was the last choice he made in his short life.Issues: Drug Use in Sports
The deadline for workshop proposals for CADCA’s 25th Annual National Leadership Forum is Friday, October 24.
According to a new report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the number of emergency department visits involving synthetic marijuana have more than doubled — from 11,406 in 2010 to 28,531 in 2011.
The Aetna Voices of Health Competition is a voting-based social media contest between local non-profit agencies from across the country that work to improve health outcomes. The winner gets $30,000.
The small, suburban town of Wakefield, Mass., just north of Boston has a surging heroin problem, but residents seem to be reluctant to face the facts. That’s why the newly-formed Wakefield Unified Prevention Coalition (Wake Up) stepped in, trying to stamp out the stigma around substance abuse.Issues: Underage drinking
More than 400 business and community leaders packed the Mandarin Oriental in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, Oct. 8, celebrating healthy and substance free communities at CADCA’s 16th Annual Drug-Free Kids Campaign Awards Dinner.
CADCA is gearing up for another successful Coalition Ideas Fair at our 2015 National Leadership Forum! This exciting learning and networking event puts a unique spin on the typical conference poster sessions. Exclusively for showcasing coalition work, this dynamic event provides Forum attendees with new ideas for effective strategies and interventions and plenty of useful tips, tools, and resources to take back to their communities. CADCA seeks both youth and adult Ideas Fair presenters to submit proposals for creative and eye-catching visual displays in six priority content areas.