Practical Theorist 11 Smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States. Despite a decline in smoking in the past 50 years, (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2016) 40 million adults and more than three and a half million adolescents (CDC, 2018) continue to smoke.

Practical Theorist 10The U.S. opioid overdose epidemic has affected millions of families and thousands of communities across the country. From 1999 to 2016, more than 350,000 people died from opioid overdoses (CDC, 2017). Currently, more than 115 people die of an opioid overdose every day (CDC, 2017).

Evaluation Primer: Setting the Context for a Community Anti-Drug Coalition EvaluationThis primer provides the basic tools each coalition needs to develop a comprehensive evaluation plan. In addition, it will help your coalition create and implement a local evaluation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 2016 GOT OUTCOMES! deadline for Phase I applications is tomorrow, Aug. 5, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Each year, CADCA offers coalitions this chance to receive national recognition for their contributions to community-level substance abuse outcomes. Sponsored by CADCA’s National Coalition Institute, the GOT OUTCOMES! Coalition of Excellence Awards celebrate coalitions that engage their community in a comprehensive assessment and in-depth problem analysis process, identifying local community conditions.

Each year, CADCA offers coalitions this chance to receive national recognition for their contributions to community-level substance abuse outcomes. Sponsored by CADCA’s National Coalition Institute, the GOT OUTCOMES! Coalition of Excellence Awards celebrate coalitions that engage their community in a comprehensive assessment and in-depth problem analysis process identifying local community conditions. These exemplary coalitions selected and implemented a comprehensive set of tailored strategies and interventions to achieve real results.

If your CADCA member coalition has not participated in the 2016 Annual Survey of Coalitions, now is the time. Don’t miss the opportunity to be included in the largest survey of substance abuse prevention coalitions in the nation. The deadline is fast approaching!

If your CADCA member coalition has not participated in the 2016 Annual Survey of Coalitions, now is the time. Don’t miss the opportunity to be included in the largest survey of substance abuse prevention coalitions in the nation. The deadline to complete the survey is June 30th.

And there are prizes -- including 2017 National Leadership Forum Registration, and 1-year CADCA Coalition Memberships!

If your coalition has not participated in the 2016 Annual Survey of Coalitions, now is the time to do so. Don’t miss the opportunity to be included in the largest survey of substance abuse prevention coalitions in the nation.

The deadline to complete the survey is Friday, April 29th. And there are prizes – including: Kindle Fires, 2016 Mid-Year Training Institute registrations, 2017 CADCA National Leadership Forum registrations, and 1-year CADCA coalition memberships.

Coalition Core Essentials is an online course intended for coalition leaders, staff, volunteers, and partners. This course is based on the curriculum trained during CADCA's National Coalition Academy, though this course does not serve as a replacement for the Academy experience.

This online course applies CADCA’s problem-solving process specifically to Rx and OTC medicine abuse. This course, consisting of 10 modules, applies the “problem statement” of youth prescription drug abuse to the major competencies of the Strategic Prevention Framework.