News Releases

  • CADCA Leaders Attend 61st Session of Commission on Narcotic Drugs Session - 03/12/2018

    CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) leaders will travel to Vienna, Austria to attend the 61st session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) held at the Vienna International Centre March 12-16. General Arthur T. Dean, Chairman & CEO, CADCA and Eric Siervo, Vice President, International Programs are scheduled to present at this year’s CND session.  CADCA Youth Trainer, Ananya Pati is also scheduled to attend.

     “We are excited to present the CADCA model at the CND session and look forward to partnering...

  • CADCA Launches Online Community to Facilitate Networking and Resource Sharing in the Prevention Field - 02/20/2018

    CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) launches the CADCA Community, an online forum for CADCA members to participate in substance abuse prevention discussion threads, resources, and an opportunity to engage with CADCA all year long. The goal is to create a dynamic social network of prevention professionals, sharing experiences and information to reduce drug use in communities across the country.

    “Our members develop creative strategies and tactics, create appealing materials and ask important questions,” said General Arthur T. Dean, Chairman & CEO, CADCA. “By housing...

  • Dr. Bertha K. Madras Receives CADCA’s National Leadership Award - 01/31/2018

    CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America), the nation’s leading substance abuse prevention organization, will recognize Dr. Bertha K. Madras of Harvard Medical School with the National Leadership Award for her significant contributions made to the field of substance abuse prevention and her long-standing support to community-based drug prevention. The awards will be presented during CADCA’s 28th Annual...

  • 3,000 Community Leaders Convene at CADCA’s National Leadership Forum to Discuss Opioid Epidemic, Marijuana, & Other Substance Abuse Prevention Challenges - 01/31/2018

    Approximately 3,000 community leaders will unite at CADCA’s (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) 28th Annual National Leadership Forum. The event will be held Feb. 5-8, 2018, at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. Forum will kick off with the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Prevention Day; feature 70+ training sessions covering topics ranging from the marijuana legislation landscape and tobacco cessation to the opioid epidemic and underage drinking; offer attendees the unique...

  • Thousands of Community Leaders Gather to Educate Congress on Advancing Substance Abuse Prevention Efforts - 01/31/2018

    Community leaders from across the country, including the Washington, D.C., metro area, are headed to Capitol Hill, Feb. 7th to meet with U.S. Senators and representatives from nearly 50 states to educate them about critical substance abuse issues. These Congressional meetings were scheduled as a part of CADCA’s (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) 28th Annual National Leadership Forum, the nation’s largest training event for substance abuse prevention and treatment professionals and researchers.

    “Capitol Hill Day is a vital...

  • ONDCP Acting Director Richard Baum Announced as Keynote Speaker at CADCA’s National Leadership Forum - 01/24/2018

    CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) announced Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Acting Director Richard Baum will keynote the National Leadership Forum’s Opening Plenary on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018.

    Approximately 3,000 community leaders will unite at CADCA’s 28th Annual National Leadership Forum. The week-long event will be held Feb. 5-8, 2018, at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. Forum will kick off with the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Prevention Day;...

  • CADCA Partners with Addiction Policy Forum to Disseminate Prevention Resources - 12/12/2017

    (CADCA) Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America and Addiction Policy Forum (APF) will enter a partnership to disseminate critical materials and resources  related to prevention, addiction and substance misuse.

    “CADCA fully supports the continuum of care— prevention, education, treatment, recovery, and we firmly believe that prevention is needed now more than ever.  Our coalition model produces community change because it engages members from all sectors, addresses conditions that are unique to the community and mobilizes experts to induce change.  We are excited to partner with...

  • Former CADCA Lead Youth Trainer Announced as Keynote at 28th Annual National Leadership Forum - 11/01/2017

    Khiree Smith, J.D., accomplished CADCA Trainer, Venture Capital & Private Equity Attorney, Global Human Rights Advocate will serve as a keynote speaker at the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s (CADCA) 28th Annual National Leadership Forum held on February 6, 2018. Smith’s experience as a CADCA youth and Youth Lead Trainer--coupled with his extensive knowledge of the prevention field and his personal story--will motivate and inspire attendees to redouble their commitment to our movement and their communities. The annual training event hosts an expected 3,000...

  • CADCA, McKesson Launch Pilot Program Addressing Veteran Substance Abuse Prevention - 10/30/2017

    CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) is partnering with McKesson Corporation to kick-off a substance abuse prevention pilot program specifically tailored to veterans. Starting in fall 2017, five selected coalitions will implement prevention projects with a focus on the veteran demographic in their community.

    “Our veterans have fought valiantly for our country and sacrificed greatly,” said General Arthur T. Dean, Chairman and CEO of CADCA. “We are hopeful that this program will shed light on the most effective substance abuse prevention strategies for our veteran...

  • CADCA Honors Alkermes, Inc. and BAV for Their Commitment to Creating Healthy, Safe and Drug Free Communities - 10/12/2017

     

    WHAT: CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) celebrates its 19th 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. Jim Frates, CFO & Executive Sponsor, Addiction Program, Alkermes, Inc. will receive the Humanitarian of the Year Award for the company’s creative contributions to America and its drug free community work. Mark Stadler, CEO, BAV will receive CADCA’s Champion for...

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