Complete CADCA’s Annual Survey Today for a Chance to Win $$$

The Annual Survey of Coalitions is CADCA’s largest data gathering effort. CADCA welcomes all community substance misuse prevention coalitions (including tobacco) to participate and share your coalitions' successes. Coalitions that complete the survey by Friday, April 22nd will be entered for a chance to win one of several gift cards! By participating in the survey and sharing your prevention activities, strategies, and successes, you enable CADCA to provide coalitions with the most up-to-date research and the resources that they need.

Tobacco Control and Health Equity Sessions at CADCA’s Upcoming Mid-Year Training Institute

CADCA’s 20th Annual Mid-Year Training Institute will be held virtually from July 9-15, 2021 and will offer 100+ sophisticated training sessions and workshops related to substance use and misuse prevention and more. GHEA has worked closely with experts in the field to curate workshops that are relevant for tobacco-prevention and control professionals.

Webinar: Health Communication Resources to Support Your Tobacco Control and Prevention Goals

GHEA partnered with the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health to present “Health Communication Resources to Support Your Tobacco Control and Prevention Goals. This webinar discussed the role of health communications in supporting tobacco prevention and control goals and familiarized attendees with the resources available at CDC’s Media Campaign Resource Center.

Webinar: Perception of Harm from E-Cigarettes and Support for a Tobacco-Free Campus Policy

GHEA and CADCA’s Evaluation and Research Team presented January’s installment of Research Into Action, featuring Dr. Matthew Rossheim who discussed his latest study’s findings on perception of harm of secondhand exposure to e-cigarette emissions and support for tobacco-free campus policies among college students.

New ACS Website Provides Resources for CCC Programs and Coalitions

The American Cancer Society’s Comprehensive Cancer Control Initiative (ACS CCC) recently launched their new website, with resources to help comprehensive cancer control programs and coalitions implement evidence-based interventions and policy, systems and environmental changes.

Webinar: Tobacco Retail Licensing and Youth E-cigarette and Other Tobacco Product Use

CADCA’s Evaluation and Research Team and the Geographic Health Equity Alliance (GHEA) partnered with Counter Tools to present this month’s installment of Research Into Action focusing on tobacco retail licensing as a viable strategy to reduce youth e-cigarette use.

Coalitions Work and Social Change Happens

According to the CDC, a state’s tobacco control program cannot be considered truly comprehensive unless coalitions within individual communities are created to actively advocate for policy change. Coalitions can drastically improve the efforts of a comprehensive program.