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The Council on Chemical Abuse participates in a number of state and national campaigns that raise awareness about addiction and substance misuse, prevention, and recovery.
An annual campaign, held on the first Tuesday in August, to promote police-community partnerships and foster neighborhood camaraderie.Read More »
A month-long campaign in March to draw attention to the issue of problem gambling, and to the availability of prevention and treatment.Read More »
The HERO Campaign is dedicated to preventing drunk driving deaths and injuries by promoting the use of designated drivers.Read More »
Parents Who Host Lose the Most is a public health media campaign to remind parents that it is unsafe, unhealthy, and illegal to provide alcohol for underage youth.Read More »
Every September, the FASD Awareness Campaign draws attention to the risks associated with drinking alcohol during pregnancy.Read More »
An annual campaign during the last week in October, during which students wear red ribbons to illustrate their dedication to living drug-free.Read More »
Every year, on the 3rd Thursday in November, Americans are urged to stop using tobacco or to support and encourage a friend or loved one to stop smoking.Read More »
The Tobacco Resistance Unit (TRU) is a movement throughout Pennsylvania to help youth aged 12 to 18 stay tobacco-free.Read More »
An on-going campaign to eliminate children's exposure to second-hand smoke in parks and other public areas where children play.Read More »
A national day of activism that takes place in March every year, encouraging youth to live tobacco-free.Read More »
A month-long campaign in September to highlight the achievements of individuals who have reclaimed their lives in long-term recovery, and honor the service providers who make recovery possible.Read More »
An on-going campaign through the Commonwealth Prevention Alliance to educate Pennsylvanians about the risks and relationships between prescription painkillers and heroin use, and what to do when help is needed.Read More »
World No Tobacco Day is observed around the world every year on the last day of May. This tobacco holiday was created to bring greater awareness to the harmful effects of tobacco.Read More »
Project Sticker Shock is an awareness campaign to educate the public and change attitudes about selling and serving alcohol to anyone under 21Read More »