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CADCA Welcomes New Board Member

CADCA Welcomes New Board Member

(Alexandria, Va.) April 4, 2022 – CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) recently appointed Anita Brikman, Senior Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs, Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) and Executive Director, CHPA Educational Foundation, as the newest member of CADCA’s Board of Directors.

Anita Brikman joined CHPA in 2016 and is responsible for leading the association’s communications and...

In Memoriam: Nathaniel J. Sutton

Nathaniel J. Sutton was a long serving, and beloved Director on CADCA’s Board. As a result of his untimely passing, CADCA will endow an annual scholarship for a Prevention Specialist to attend CADCA's National Leadership Forum, Mid-Year Training Institute and the Drug-Free Kids Campaign Awards Dinner with the newly founded...

Leidos, CADCA Lead Coalition to Provide Safe Drug Disposal Pouch Distribution in Huntsville

Leidos, CADCA Lead Coalition to Provide Safe Drug Disposal Pouch Distribution in Huntsville

(Huntsville, Ala.) May 8, 2020 –  Leidos (NYSE:LDOS), a FORTUNE® 500 science and technology leader, and it’s wholly-owned subsidiary Dynetics, are teaming up with the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the Alabama Department of Mental Health and WellStone...

General Arthur T. Dean Attends Surgeon General’s Press Conference on Marijuana Use

Washington, D.C. – On August 29, 2019, United States Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams released the first Surgeon General’s Advisory on marijuana since former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop’s in 1982, 37 years ago. In recognition of this Advisory, Surgeon General Adams hosted a national press conference to address the Advisory and implore health leaders and prevention advocates to convey that “no amount of marijuana use during pregnancy or adolescence is safe.”

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