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Jan 27, 2016, 16:24 ET 2,700+ Substance Abuse Prevention Specialists Convene at CADCA's National Leadership Forum

More than 2,700 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists from throughout the country will convene at Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of...


Jan 25, 2016, 14:59 ET Marijuana Trends, Heroin Epidemic, Other Key Substance Abuse Issues Explored At CADCA's 26th Annual National Leadership Forum

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) is holding its 26th Annual National Leadership Forum to convene thousands of community substance...


Oct 21, 2015, 18:34 ET CADCA Statement On President Barack Obama's Address On Prescription Drug Abuse And Heroin Use

 Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) supports President Barack Obama's remarks this afternoon on prescription drug abuse and...


Oct 01, 2015, 18:04 ET National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month Kicks Off Today

Did you know that one in 25 youth ages 12 through 17 has abused cough medicine to get high from its dextromethorphan ingredient, and one...


Sep 10, 2015, 19:12 ET 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health Finds Marijuana Use Continuing to Rise Among Youth

 The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) report shows...


Feb 04, 2015, 16:22 ET CADCA Names Former Assistant Secretary For Health Dr. Howard Koh Its 2015 National Leadership Award Winner

In recognition of his significant contributions to public health and tobacco prevention, and his long-standing support of community-based drug...


Feb 03, 2015, 17:58 ET Current And Former U.S. Drug Czars Provide Important Perspective On Drug Policy In America

Today, the current and four former U.S. "Drug Czars" kicked off the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America's (CADCA) 25th Annual...


Feb 02, 2015, 09:00 ET Four Former U.S. Drug Czars To Participate In Special Panel Discussion On Drug Policy In America

Four former U.S. "Drug Czars" will take part in a once-in-a-lifetime panel discussion about our nation's drug policies. The panel,...


Jan 23, 2014, 15:53 ET Southeast Missouri State University President Kenneth Dobbins Appointed to CADCA Board

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the nation's leading substance abuse prevention organization, has appointed Dr. Kenneth...


Dec 18, 2013, 15:17 ET 2013 Monitoring the Future Survey Finds Fewer Teens View Regular Marijuana Use As Harmful

Marijuana Use Continues to Increase among 8th and 10th Graders  More than 60 percent of high school seniors don't view regular marijuana...


Aug 30, 2013, 13:47 ET CADCA Statement On DOJ Decision To Not Challenge State Laws That Legalize Marijuana

 Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) Chairman and CEO Gen. Arthur T. Dean released the following statement in response to the...


Jul 18, 2013, 15:00 ET Community Leaders From Across The Country Head To Austin For CADCA 2013 Mid-Year Training Institute July 21-25

To learn new skills to tackle their community's substance abuse problems More than 1,700 substance abuse prevention and treatment...


Apr 09, 2013, 13:07 ET CADCA To Help Communities In Italy Prevent And Reduce Substance Abuse Problems

Based on its more than 20-year history of training communities to address substance abuse and its associated problems, Community...


Apr 02, 2013, 11:46 ET CADCA Chairman And CEO To Discuss Costs Of Prescription Drug Abuse At National Rx Drug Abuse Summit

Will Offer Solutions to Addressing this Public Health Crisis Research shows that prescription painkiller abuse and misuse cost insurers...


Mar 11, 2013, 18:06 ET Community Anti-Drug Coalitions Of America's Drug Free Kids Campaign Honors Philanthropist Stacie Mathewson And IMN Solutions CEO Jack Sammis For Their Efforts To Prevent And Reduce Substance Abuse

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) is pleased to announce the honorees for the 2013 Drug Free Kids Campaign. Stacie Mathewson, a...


Feb 01, 2012, 11:50 ET Over 2,500 Community Advocates To Participate in Community Anti-drug Coalitions of America's 2012 National Leadership Forum

Four-day Conference to Help Community Leaders Tackle America's #1 Public Health Concern More than 2,500 substance abuse prevention and...