FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 8, 2018
Washington, D.C. – CADCA’s GOT OUTCOMES! award program is an opportunity for community coalitions to highlight their positive and sustainable outcomes in substance abuse prevention. Coalitions who utilize a holistic, multi-sector approach can engage the entire community, achieve replicable results and truly change social norms relative to substance use and misuse.
This year, we are proud to announce the following coalitions have gone above and beyond these standards to achieve phenomenal outcomes:
- Coalition of the Year: DART Prevention Coalition, Ocean County, New Jersey
- Long-term Outcomes: Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities, Auburn Hills, Michigan
- Intermediate Outcomes: Riverhead Community Coalition for Safe and Drug-Free Youth, Riverhead, New York
- Short-term Outcomes: Together for Resilient Youth, Durham, North Carolina
“We are extremely proud of the outstanding outcomes these coalitions have achieved. Our CADCA GOT OUTCOMES! winners exemplify the excellent work that coalitions are doing around the country to prevent and reduce substance use and misuse in their communities,” said General Arthur T. Dean, CADCA’s Chairman and CEO.
These coalitions will be honored on Feb. 7 during CADCA’s 2019 National Leadership Forum at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. CADCA’s National Leadership Forum is the nation’s largest training event for community coalition advocates and substance abuse prevention leaders, featuring more than 100 sessions on the latest science, news, trends and industry best practices on substance abuse issues.
In addition, winning coalitions will receive free registration, travel, and lodging for one coalition member to attend CADCA’s National Leadership Forum, recognition in printed and online communications, participation in a GOT OUTCOMES session and an opportunity for the coalition leader to serve as a CADCA trainer.
The mission of CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) is to strengthen the capacity of community coalitions to create and maintain safe, healthy and drug-free communities globally. This is accomplished by providing technical assistance and training, public policy advocacy, media strategies and marketing programs, training and special events.
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