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Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Alexandria’s New Home: A Hub for Community Collaboration

Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Alexandria’s New Home: A...

The Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Alexandria (SAPCA) recently moved into a new shared building with the Alexandria Department of Community and Human Services and the Virginia Department of Health.

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Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Alexandria’s New Home: A Hub for Community Collaboration

Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Alexandria’s New Home: A Hub for Community Collaboration

The Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Alexandria (SAPCA) recently moved into a new shared building with the Alexandria Department of Community and Human Services and the Virginia Department of Health.

Taking Steps Towards a Tobacco-Free Future: Maryland Youth in Action!

Taking Steps Towards a Tobacco-Free Future: Maryland Youth in Action!

We are thrilled to share the inspiring activities undertaken by the vibrant youth of Maryland as part of the Take Back Your 10 (TB10) youth movement, focusing on the prevention and control of commercial tobacco.

Spotlighting AADAC PHL: International Leadership Award Winner

Spotlighting AADAC PHL: International Leadership Award Winner

CADCA is proud to present the prestigious International Leadership Award to the Association of Anti-Drug Abuse Coalitions of the Philippines Inc. (AADAC PHL)

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Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Case Studies and the Search for New CADCA Champions

Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Case Studies and the Search for New CADCA Champions

CADCA’s Public Policy (PP) team has developed case studies, which showcase coalitions that have exceptional outcome data.

Become a Blue Ribbon Coalition: Applications Now Open!

Become a Blue Ribbon Coalition: Applications Now Open!

The Blue Ribbon Coalition Initiative, driven by CADCA and the National Coalition Institute (NCI) with funding from the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), is officially accepting applications for 2024!

CADCA’s Active Participation at the 67th CND: Advancing Community-Based Prevention on the Global Stage

CADCA’s Active Participation at the 67th CND: Advancing Community-Based Prevention on the Global Stage

CADCA proudly announces its recent participation in the 67th Annual United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND)

Understanding the Dynamics of Alcohol-Impaired Driving: A Rural-Urban Perspective 

Understanding the Dynamics of Alcohol-Impaired Driving: A Rural-Urban Perspective 

Alcohol-impaired driving remains a critical issue on American roads, posing risks to both urban and rural communities alike. Over the past decade, significant efforts have been made to mitigate this problem

Empowering Communities: PAWS’ Journey to Positive Change in Starkville

Empowering Communities: PAWS’ Journey to Positive Change in Starkville

Prevention and Wellness Starkville (PAWS), nestled in the college town surrounding Mississippi State University, has become a catalyst for positive change since becoming a Drug-Free Communities (DFC) coalition four years ago.

CADCA Advocates for Community-Based Prevention at the 67th Annual United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs Session

CADCA Advocates for Community-Based Prevention at the 67th Annual United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs Session

In a resolute commitment to combating substance misuse and fostering community well-being, CADCA proudly announces its active participation in the 67th Annual United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs.

President Biden’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 Budget Request Released

President Biden’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 Budget Request Released

On Monday, President Biden released his FY 2025 President’s Budget Request (PBR) to Congress. The PBR is the first step in the annual appropriations process and lays out the President’s budget priorities.

CADCA Takes Silver in Two TRENDY Awards 

CADCA Takes Silver in Two TRENDY Awards 

CADCA is thrilled to announce that it has been honored with two prestigious 2024 TRENDY Awards, recognizing excellence in communication among professional associations and trade groups nationwide. 

CADCA Awards Retiring Senator Joe Manchin Prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for His Dedication to Prevention Efforts in the Senate

CADCA Awards Retiring Senator Joe Manchin Prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for His Dedication to Prevention Efforts in the Senate

Since his first term in 2010, Senator Joe Manchin has been a staunch advocate for substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery efforts, and a critical partner in advancing these priorities on Capitol Hill.

Emerging Drug Alerts – Tianeptine and Liquid Fentanyl

Emerging Drug Alerts – Tianeptine and Liquid Fentanyl

The substance use prevention field faces the introduction of two new dangerous products. Tianeptine and injectable liquid fentanyl have gained significant attention for their similarities to opioids. Here’s what you need to know:

Meridian Anti-Drug Coalition Celebrates 20 Years of Prevention – Coalitions In Action

Meridian Anti-Drug Coalition Celebrates 20 Years of Prevention – Coalitions In Action

This January, the Meridian Anti-Drug Coalition (MADC) celebrated its 20th anniversary working to promote substance use prevention and create a safe and healthy environment for Meridian residents to live, work, and raise a family.

Capitol Hill Day: Creating Champions for Substance Use Prevention

Capitol Hill Day: Creating Champions for Substance Use Prevention

Gaining new champions in Congress for substance use prevention is more important than ever. CADCA’s Capitol Hill Day is a critical part of these efforts and has directly resulted in new Congressional champions for substance use prevention every year.