Gear Up for Week 3 of National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month!

As week 3 begins, let us know what you are doing to keep the momentum going. Thank you to all of our coalitions for your participation and commitment to National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month (NMAAM).  We are at the mid-way point, and as week 3 begins we want to keep the momentum going!  Tell us how you are helping raise awareness about the dangers of prescription (Rx) and over-the-counter (OTC) medicine abuse in your communities.
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Spread the Message
For your convenience, CADCA is providing messages that you can use across all your social media channels to help spread the word to your followers on the importance of medicine safety. We have new social media messages available for week 3, like the ones below, to inform and engage your community in this discussion.  Don’t forget to use #PreventMedAbuse on your posts.
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Win $1,500 and More
Are you up for the Dose of Prevention Challenge and a chance to win $1500, a full scholarship to CADCA’s 2017 National Leadership Forum and more?
To qualify, your coalition must implement one of the below activities. However, implementing more than one activity will increase your chance to win!
  • Host an educational event (for example, a town hall meeting or a community breakfast)
  • Implement an integrated marketing and communications campaign (for example, campaign could include media outreach, PSA placements, ad buys, social media activity, etc.)
  • Hold an innovative contest (for example, a middle school essay contest that encourages youth to write about why they are inspired to live drug free)
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Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America

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