Deaths From Drug Overdoses Likely Fell for First Time in Almost 30 Years
Drug overdose deaths appear to have fallen for the first time in almost 30 years, according to preliminary figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Registration is open for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)’s 23rd annual National Leadership Forum, to be held February 4-7 in National Harbor, Maryland. The CADCA Forum is the nation’s largest training conference for community prevention and treatment professionals and researchers.
The meeting’s theme is “Science, Strategies & Solutions.” More than 2,700 participants are expected to attend, including leaders of community anti-drug coalitions, government leaders, youth, addiction treatment professionals, researchers, law enforcement professionals, educators and faith-based leaders.
Workshops will help participants develop comprehensive evidence-based strategies to create community-level change. Presenters will include Gil Kerlikowske, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy; Pamela Hyde, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Administrator; Michele Leonhart, Drug Enforcement Administration Administrator; and California Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack. For more information, visit CADCA’s Forum website.