News Releases

  • Thousands of Community Advocates Headed to Capitol Hill Today to Educate Members of Congress About Substance Abuse Prevention - 02/12/2014

    To meet with U.S. Senators and Representatives from over 40 states during CADCA’s 23rd Annual National Leadership Forum

    Washington, D.C. – Community leaders from across the country, including the Washington,
    D.C. metro area, are headed to Capitol Hill Feb. 5th to meet with U.S. Senators and
    Representatives from more than 40 states to educate them about critical substance abuse
    issues. These Congressional meetings are taking place during Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America's (CADCA) 23rd annual National Leadership...

  • Grammy Nominated R&B Singer Mario to Speak at CADCA's National Leadership Forum - 02/12/2014

    The Baltimore native and founder of the Mario Do Right Foundation will announce a new partnership with CADCA to address drug use on college campuses.

    WHAT:    Grammy nominated R&B singer and songwriter Mario will address 250 youth at
    CADCA’s 24th National Leadership Forum on Wednesday, Feb. 5, in National Harbor, Md. CADCA’s National Leadership Forum is the nation’s largest training for substance abuse prevention and treatment professionals and researchers, bringing together more than 2,500 community leaders from across the country...

  • The Baltimore native and founder of the Mario Do Right Foundation will announce a new partnership with CADCA to address drug use on college campuses. - 02/12/2014

    OhioMHAS will accept their award today during CADCA’s 24th annual National Leadership Forum in National Harbor, Md.

    Washington, D.C. – Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) has named the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) its Outstanding State Member. This prestigious award recognizes an outstanding state program that has made significant contributions to community-based drug prevention coalitions in their state and has helped support CADCA’s mission of creating safe, healthy and drug-free...

  • CADCA Recognizes Three Exceptional Coalition Leaders as its 2014 Advocates of the Year - 02/12/2014

    The drug prevention leaders from Ohio, Alaska and Illinois will be recognized at CADCA’s 24th National Leadership Forum
     

    Washington, D.C. – Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) has named Karen Abernathy Murray, Deborah Williams, and Bill Gentes as its 2014 Advocates of the Year. CADCA, the nation’s leading substance abuse prevention organization representing over 5,000 community anti-drug coalitions across the country, will present the awards to each of the honorees on Thursday, Feb. 6 during its 24th annual National Leadership Forum...

  • Over 2,500 Community Leaders to Participate in CADCA's 2014 National Leadership Forum - 01/31/2014

    Four-day Event to Help Community Leaders Learn Effective Drug Prevention Strategies
     

    Washington, D.C. – More than 2,500 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists from throughout the country will convene in the Washington, D.C. area for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America's (CADCA) 24th annual National Leadership Forum, which will be held February 3-6, 2014 at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center. CADCA’s National Leadership Forum is the nation's largest...

  • Southeast Missouri State University President Kenneth Dobbins Appointed to CADCA Board - 01/23/2014

    Washington, D.C. – Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the nation’s leading substance abuse prevention organization, has appointed Dr. Kenneth Dobbins, President of Southeast Missouri State University, to its Board of Directors. Dr. Dobbins brings more than 30 years of experience in Academic administration to CADCA’s diverse Board of Directors.

    “Higher Ed leaders know alcohol, tobacco and other drug use by their students affects their ability to learn and diminishes their potential. That’s why we’re excited to welcome Dr. Dobbins to our Board of...

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