SAMHSA is proud to partner with the following federal agencies and national organizations, and thanks them for their support of the "Talk. They Hear You." campaign.
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) is the premier membership organization representing those working to make their communities safe, healthy and drug-free. CADCA has members in every U.S. state and territory and working in 18 countries around the world. Special programs within CADCA support returning veterans and their families and train youth leaders to be effective agents of change –all through the coalition model. CADCA’s network of more than 5,000 community coalitions brings together key leaders within the community to address local conditions from underage drinking to prescription drug abuse.
DC Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation is the primary resource for developing partnerships that expand and improve services and opportunities for children and youth in the District of Columbia, especially during their time out of school. Since its inception in 1999, the Trust has provided grants, technical assistance, youth worker training, capacity building, learning opportunities, convenings, and policy support in the District.
Faces & Voices of Recovery is dedicated to organizing and mobilizing the over 23 million Americans in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs, our families, friends and allies into recovery community organizations and networks, to promote the right and resources to recover through advocacy, education and demonstrating the power and proof of long-term recovery. The organization was founded in 2001 at a Summit in St. Paul, Minnesota, the culmination of more than two years of work to provide focus for a growing advocacy force among people in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs, their families, friends and allies.
Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking is a standing committee to provide ongoing, high-level leadership on this issue and to serve as a mechanism for coordinating Federal efforts aimed at preventing and reducing underage drinking. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) serves as the lead ICCPUD agency. StopAlcoholAbuse.Gov is the Web portal for the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD) and your gateway to comprehensive research and resources on prevention.
The Leadership To Keep Children Alcohol Free Foundation is composed of current and former Governor's spouses who have an interest in its mission. Its mission is to support the efforts of current Governor's spouses or their representatives, both in their states and nationally, to prevent or reduce childhood drinking, especially among the 9-15 year old population.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is the nation’s largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking. MADD also supports drunk and drugged driving victims and survivors at no charge, serving one person every 8.6 minutes through local MADD victim advocates and at 1-877-MADD-HELP. The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking.” To date, MADD’s work has saved 300,000 lives…and counting.
National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA) is the national association representing the Control State Systems - those jurisdictions that directly control the distribution and sale of beverage alcohol within their borders. Headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, NABCA serves its members as an information clearinghouse and as liaison to federal, state and local governments, research and advocacy groups, and other organizations impacting alcohol policy.
The National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors, Inc. (NASADAD) is a private, not-for-profit educational, scientific, and informational organization. The Association was originally incorporated in 1971 to serve State Drug Agency Directors, and then in 1978 the membership was expanded to include State Alcoholism Agency Directors.
National Conference of State Liquor Administrators was founded June 19, 1934, in Chicago, Illinois, this national organization of state alcohol beverage regulators purpose is to promote the enactment of effective and equitable state alcoholic beverage laws, and provide a forum for networking among the regulators and industry.
The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) For nearly 70 years, NCADD has been a valuable resource for millions of people struggling with addiction. NCADD operates on the National level and the community level. Today there are almost 100 NCADD Affiliates across the United States.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIAAA supports and conducts research on the impact of alcohol use on human health and well-being. It is the largest funder of alcohol research in the world. NIAAA also operates a variety of targeted websites including Rethinking Drinking and College Drinking Prevention.
The National Liquor Law Enforcement Association (NLLEA) is a non-profit association of law enforcement personnel dedicated to the enforcement of liquor laws and regulations. The NLLEA is committed to improving the standards and practices of liquor law enforcement, to the professional development of its members, and to public recognition of the role and achievements of liquor law enforcement in protecting and promoting public safety.
National Parent Teacher Association (National PTA®) that founded in 1897 is a network of millions of families, students, teachers, administrators, and business and community leaders devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of family engagement in schools.
The National Prevention Network (NPN), an organization of State alcohol and other drug abuse prevention representatives, is a component of NASADAD that provides a national advocacy and communication system for prevention. State prevention representatives work with their respective State Agency Directors for alcohol and other drug abuse to ensure the provision of high quality and effective alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse prevention services in each State. The NPN, in collaboration with the NASADAD Prevention Committee and staff, implements its mission at the National level.
Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) leads White House efforts to restore balance to U.S. drug-control efforts by coordinating an unprecedented government-wide public health and public safety approach to reduce drug use and its consequences. This effort includes a renewed emphasis on community-based prevention programs, early intervention programs in healthcare settings, aligning criminal justice policies and public health systems to divert non-violent drug offenders into treatment instead of jail, funding scientific research on drug use, and, through the Affordable Care Act, expanding access to substance abuse treatment.
Rockers In Recovery (RIR) is dedicated to addiction recovery through music, news, interviews, events, and festivals taking place within the clean and sober community. Through Rockers In Recovery Radio and Productions Inc. we offer different platforms to carry the message of hope in an exciting new way. RIR Events, RIR Concerts, RIR Festivals, RIR magazine (in print and online), RIR Addiction Talk Radio, RIR TV, and RIR Live Concert and Event Streaming , makes it easy to reach hundreds of thousands of people globally with just a click of a mouse.
Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) is the nation’s leading peer-to-peer youth education and prevention organization with thousands of chapters in middle schools, high schools and colleges. In 1997, in response to requests from SADD students themselves, SADD expanded its mission and name and now sponsors chapters called Students Against Destructive Decisions. SADD continues to endorse a firm "No Use" message related to use of alcohol and other drugs. With its expanded focus, SADD now highlights prevention of all destructive behaviors and attitudes that are harmful to young people, including underage drinking, substance abuse, impaired driving, violence, and suicide.
We Save Lives (WSL) is the Leading Voice for Highway Safety, educating and influencing the public about the 3D’s; Drunk, Drugged, and Distracted driving. WSL works at the national, state and local levels utilizing policy development, targeted advocacy, outreach and educational efforts to change driving behavior.
Young People in Recovery (YPR) is a national advocacy organization, which aims to influence public policy, making it easier for our youth to find and maintain their recovery from addiction. YPR establishes city and state chapters, which act as vessels, carrying out our organization's vision and mission.