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

                                                          

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                            Media Contact:

    January 31, 2019                                                                                                               Bailey Martin
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  • CADCA Announces GOT OUTCOMES! Award Winners - 11/08/2018

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                           

    November 8, 2018                                                                                                                           

    Media Contact:
    Shweta Adyanthaya
    sadyanthaya@cadca.org

     

    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
    bmartin@cadca.org

     

    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  

    Media Contact:  

    Bailey Martin
    bmartin@cadca.org

     

    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  

    Media Contact:  

    Shweta Adyanthaya                                                                                                                  
    sadyanthaya@cadca.org

    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

    sadyanthaya@cadca.org

    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

    sadyanthaya@cadca.org

    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...

  • CADCA EXECUTIVE IS NAMED 2018 TOP 21 PLANNERS OF THE YEAR - 09/06/2018

    Media Contact:
    Shweta Adyanthaya 
    sadyanthaya@cadca.org

    Washington, D.C. – Angelique Wilkins, Vice President of Meetings, Marketing and Communications, CADCA was selected as one of the Top 21 Meeting Planners of 2018 according to Smart Meetings Magazine.  Smart Meetings is the leading media...

  • CADCA Releases Best Practice Publication on Opioid Epidemic - 09/04/2018

     Media Contact:

     Shweta Adyanthaya

     sadyanthaya@cadca.org

                                                                                                        

    CADCA Releases Best Practice Publication on Opioid Epidemic

    Washington, D.C. – The U.S. opioid addiction epidemic affects millions of families and thousands of communities across the country. People who misuse opioids make up almost 4 percent (11 million) of the population and, currently, more than 115 die...

  • NEW STATEWIDE COALITION ADDRESSING OPIOID ADDICTION HOSTS LAUNCH EVENT IN RENO - 07/23/2018

    Reno – RALI Nevada, a new coalition formed to address opioid misuse and addiction across the state, held its first event here today. The launch event served as an opportunity to discuss ways to properly dispose of unused medication, including using everyday household items or specialized drug disposal pouches. The Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), a RALI Nevada partner, participated in the event. 

    “These disposal kits are an important tool and will be put to good use, but the most important aspect of our anti-addiction efforts is the broad base of community...

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