Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
The Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) trains local grassroots groups in effective community problem-solving strategies, teaching them how to assess their local substance
abuse-related problems and develop a comprehensive plan to address them. Today, CADCA is the nation’s leading drug abuse prevention organization in the nation, representing the interests of more than 5,000 community anti-drug coalitions in the country.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is a nonprofit committed to helping families struggling with their son’s or daughter’s substance use. The nonprofit empowers families with information, support and advice to get the help their loved one needs and deserves. At drugfree.org, parents can find evidence-based resources and connect to one-on-one personalized guidance to help address a substance use disorder within their family.
The Partnership’s Helpline staff are trained, caring, master’s-level specialists ready to help parents struggling with their child’s drug or alcohol use.
Parent Coaching is a peer-to-peer program, where parents seeking help are paired with a specially trained parent volunteer who has traveled the same path of dealing with a child’s substance use.
Help & Hope by Text:
Help & Hope by Text is a customizable, mobile messaging initiative that provides ongoing support to parents who have a child struggling with heroin and other opioids.
D.A.R.E. America is a police officer-led series of classroom lessons that teaches children from kindergarten through 12th grade how to resist peer pressure and live drug and violence-free lives.
National Association of School Nurses
The National Association of School Nurses is a nonprofit specialty nursing organization, organized in 1968 and incorporated in 1977, representing school nurses exclusively. NASN has over 14,000 members and 51 affiliates, including the District of Columbia and overseas. The mission of the NASN is to improve the health and educational success of children and youth by developing and providing leadership to advance the school nursing practice.