(Taken from the article posted on CADCA’s website – “Coalitions in Action: Pledge for Life Partnership Wins the Dose of Prevention Challenge”)
…the Pledge for Life Partnership coalition is the 2017 Dose of Prevention winner. CADCA urges coalitions to help raise awareness about the dangers of prescription and over-the-counter medicine abuse by taking part in National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month, held in October annually. The campaign serves an ideal launching pad for medicine abuse prevention efforts.
A cornerstone of the NMAAM campaign is the Dose of Prevention Challenge, an initiative designed to challenge coalitions to get medicine abuse on the radar screens of parents and others by holding an educational event or activity in their communities. In 2017, the Pledge for Life Partnership looked for who/what was being overlooked and turn them into prevention champions.
Pledge for Life Partnership touts the importance of partnership through diverse connections, collaboration with sectors, such as law enforcement, schools, and parents and hosting forums with community leaders…
To read the rest of the article, visit: http://www.cadca.org/resources/coalitions-action-pledge-life-partnership-wins-dose-prevention-challenge