News Releases

  • CADCA Leaders Attend 62nd Annual Commission on Narcotic Drugs Session - 03/12/2019

    Washington, D.C. – CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) leaders will travel to Vienna, Austria to attend the 62nd session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) held at the Vienna International Centre March 14-22. General Arthur T. Dean, Chairman & CEO, CADCA, Eric Siervo, Vice President, International Programs, and CADCA Consultant Irina Broughton are scheduled to present at this year’s CND session. CADCA Youth Trainer Curtis Mark is also scheduled to attend, and CADCA...

  • CADCA Best Practice Publication on Juuling Endorsed by Surgeon General - 02/27/2019

    Washington, D.C. – In 2017, e-cigarettes became the most commonly used tobacco products among high school students.

    “A lot of people still think e-cigarettes are not harmful,” said U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams at CADCA’s 2019 National Leadership Forum. “But studies show that nicotine is, pound for pound, as addictive as heroin.” 

    With support from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a part of the National Institutes of...

  • CADCA Releases Best Practice Publication on Juuling, Vaping, and Other Electronic Nicotine Trends - 01/31/2019


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    January 31, 2019                                                                                                               Bailey Martin



  • CADCA National Leadership Forum 2019 Poised to be Historic Event - 01/30/2019


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    January 30, 2019                                                                                                                   Bailey Martin


    Washington, D.C. – CADCA’s 2019 National...

  • CADCA Announces GOT OUTCOMES! Award Winners - 11/08/2018

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    November 8, 2018                                                                                                                           

    Media Contact:
    Shweta Adyanthaya


    Washington, D.C. – CADCA’s GOT OUTCOMES! award program is an opportunity for community coalitions to highlight their...

  • CADCA Hosts Fundraising Dinner for Drug-Free Kids Campaign - 10/15/2018

    October 15, 2018

    Media Contact:

    Bailey Martin


    Washington, D.C. –Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) will host its 20th annual Drug-Free Kids Campaign Awards dinner on October 18, 2018 to raise funds in support of the substance misuse prevention movement.  The fundraising awards event will be held at the Riverview Ballroom of the Gaylord National Hotel in National Harbor,...

  • New Prescription Drug Disposal Kits to Help Combat Opioid Crisis in Northeast Indiana - 10/09/2018

    October 9, 2018  

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    Bailey Martin


    FORT WAYNE, Ind. –Rx Abuse Leadership Initiative (RALI) Indiana is providing a new tool in the effort to fight the opioid crisis in Allen County. Today, RALI Indiana announced the donation of 15,000 safe drug disposal kits to various groups and coalitions in northeast Indiana that will allow Hoosiers to easily and safely dispose of unwanted and unused prescription medication. Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry hosted the RALI Indiana...

  • Surgeon General Releases Spotlight on Opioids - 09/20/2018

    September 20, 2018  

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    Shweta Adyanthaya                                                                                                             

    Washington, D.C. – Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Spotlight on Opioids calls for a cultural shift in the way Americans talk about the opioid crisis and recommends actions that can prevent and treat opioid misuse and promote recovery.


    The Spotlight – the...

  • CADCA and Addiction Policy Forum Partner to Launch “What is Addiction” Video - 09/19/2018

    Media Contact:  

    Shweta Adyanthaya

    Washington, D.C. – Over 20 million people suffer from addiction in the United States – that’s one in seven people, according to the Addiction Policy Forum. CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) and Addiction Policy Forum have partnered together to create “What is Addiction?” a video highlighting the nature of addiction and its effects on the...

  • CADCA Launches Online Substance Misuse Toolkit for Veterans - 09/11/2018

    Media Contact

    Shweta Adyanthaya

    Washington, D.C. – CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) has launched an online toolkit for addressing substance use and misuse in veteran populations.  CADCA selected five coalitions who graduated from the National Coalition Academy to implement substance use prevention projects focused on veterans in their communities.  The five coalitions represented different...