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CADCA Primers

These primers, developed by the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), provide an overview of resources for and about community coalitions. They will help to educate, inform, and empower local coalitions and provide some of the basic tools needed to become an effective and sustainable coalition in your community.


Collect data to define problems, resources and readiness to address needs and gaps.


Mobilize and/or build capacity within a geographic area to address needs.


Develop a strategic plan to address problems identified in assessment.


Implement evidence-based prevention programs, policies, and practices.


Measure the impact of the SPF and its implemented programs, policies and practices.

Cultural Competence

Interact with and effectively engage with members of diverse populations.


Achieve and maintain long-term results.

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