CADCA Издатель 31 января 2018 г.

3000 общественных лидеров собрались на Национальном форуме лидеров CADCA, чтобы обсудить эпидемию опиоидов, марихуану и другие проблемы предотвращения злоупотребления психоактивными веществами

Approximately 3,000 community leaders will unite at CADCA’s (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) 28й 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 opportunity to meet with members of Congress on Capitol Hill Day; and welcome hundreds of youth to take part in CADCA’s Youth Leadership to learn how to become effective community leaders.

Национальный форум лидеров CADCA — это четырехдневное мероприятие, предоставляющее возможности узнать о новейших стратегиях борьбы со злоупотреблением психоактивными веществами и услышать мнение всемирно известных экспертов по профилактике, федеральных администраторов и заинтересованных политиков. Форум объединяет участников, представляющих коалиции из всех регионов страны и мира, государственных лидеров, молодежь, специалистов по профилактике, специалистов по лечению наркозависимости, защитников выздоровления от зависимости, исследователей, преподавателей, специалистов правоохранительных органов и религиозных лидеров. Это крупнейшее обучающее мероприятие в области профилактики.

“CADCA’s National Leadership Forum is more than a training event; it is the culmination of what we work towards every day. It’s a national movement that brings together federal and state officials and community leaders from across the country to find solutions to our nation’s substance abuse problems,” said CADCA Chairman and CEO Gen. Arthur T. Dean. “Attendees leave our Forum more knowledgeable and inspired to go back home and implement strategies for a safe, healthy and drug-free community.”

Several notable speakers will participate in Forum. On Tuesday, acting director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy Richard Baum and former CADCA youth trainer Khiree Smith will keynote the National Leadership Plenary along with CADCA Chairman and CEO Gen. Arthur T. Dean. On Thursday, Heather McNair, Vice President of Engagement Strategy at Higher Logic, will discuss social media strategies and introduce attendees to the brand-new members-only CADCA online community.  

During Capitol Hill Day on Wednesday, participants will hear a legislative update from CADCA’s Public Policy Consultant Sue Thau. Forum attendees will have the chance to interact with Congress members at the Capitol Hill Day Plenary and Legislative Update via a roundtable discussion. Later, attendees will gather at Upper Senate Park for a Congressional Rally before meeting with their representatives on the Hill. A number of Congressional members will participate throughout the day, including:

  • Достопочтенный Эван Дженкинс (R-3рд/Западная Вирджиния)
  • The Honorable Paul Tonko (D-20й/NY)
  • The Honorable Bill Johnson (R-6й/OH)
  • Достопочтенная Шелли Мур Капито (R-WV)
  • The Honorable Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
  • The Honorable Hal Rogers (R-KY/5й)
  • The Honorable Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH/2й)
  • The Honorable Sandy Levin (D-MI/9й)
  • The Honorable Rob Portman (R-OH)
  • The Honorable Joe Manchin III (D-WV)

More than 400 youth will also attend the training event to take part in CADCA’s Youth Leadership Summit, where youth learn how to become substance abuse prevention advocates and powerful community leaders.

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