Hillsborough County YMAD members have some fun at their Friday Night Done Right Event at Al Lopez Park. Join these fun, exciting, and most importantly, alcohol and drug free events for middle and high school students by contacting Denise at HCADA 813-238-4034.
Hillsborough County Anti Drug Alliance asks you to safely dispose of your unused, unnecessary or expired prescription medication at the following locations on Saturday, April 26, from 10 am – 2 pm Winn Dixie, 2535 State Road 60E, Valrico, FL 33594 MOSI, 4801 E Fowler Avenue, Tampa FL 33617 (around the back in the drive… Read more
On April 1, 2014, two University of Tampa cialis 20mg online Public Health Students, Medreng Tellames and Jamie McGrogan, represented the UT community and the Tobacco-Free Partnership of Hillsborough by voicing support for the prospective comprehensive tobacco-free school policy. Yanet Cordova, a SWAT youth, also spoke in support of the policy from a student’s perspective…. Read more
HCADA supports “the Hillsborough County Drug Take Back Initiative” to provide permanent drug take back boxes and prescription drug educational materials at HCSO district offices In 2012, Hillsborough County Anti Drug Alliance (HCADA) applied for Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) funding for a project entitled “Hillsborough County Drug Take Back Initiative”. HCADA… Read more
Office of National Drug Control Policy Awards $625,000 to HCADA to Prevent Youth Substance Use in Hillsborough County!
Hillsborough County Anti Drug Alliance has been awarded the Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program grant and will receive $625,000 to involve and engage the Hillsborough County community to prevent substance use among youth. The DFC Program provides grants of up to $625,000 over 5 years to community coalitions that facilitate citizen participation in local drug… Read more
HCADA would like to thank Gina Firth and Nikki Ross-Inda for their roles as Chair and Vice chair (respectively) of the Tobacco Free Partnership of Hillsborough from 2011-2013. Their dedication to our mission has helped us grow the partnership to what it is today!
Last week, HCADA’s Tobacco Free Partnership appeared on Studio 10 to discuss smoking prevention and cessation. Click here if you missed it!
CLICK HERE for a copy of the Profile of Alcohol and Drug Indicators for Hillsborough County booklet.
On March 22, HCADA Staff and Board participated in this year’s Walk Like MADD, an annual fundraising event for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). Proceeds from the event go to the local chapter of MADD who works to stop drunk http://matrita.com/online/ driving and prevent underage drinking.
Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office performed a DUI checkpoint on April 18 in Tampa. These random stops involve sobriety tests of drivers in order to protect the public from alcohol related traffic accidents and protect intoxicated drivers from injury to themselves. Join Hillsborough County Sheriff’s office and other partnering law enforcement agencies on an upcoming DUI check point; a… Read more
KIDFEST and Too Good For Drugs Walk & Banner Contest
Since its 1985 inception, the Too Good for Drugs Walk & Kidfest has provided Hillsborough County kids and their families an opportunity to demonstrate and celebrate their commitment http://printrestaurant.com/online/ to living healthy, drug-free, non-violent lives.
When: Saturday, October 4, 2014, 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Cost: FREE, and FREE admission to MOSI
Banner Contest, an easy, 1-mile fun walk on the MOSI grounds (this is not a race, and there is no time limit). Following the walk, there will be prevention activities inside MOSI at Kidfest and MOSI exhibitions.
For More Information please call 813-238-4034
Operation Medicine Cabinet – Prescription Drug Take Back
The Hillsborough County Anti Drug Alliance (HCADA) asks you to safely dispose of your unused, unnecessary or expired prescription medication at the following locations:
Saturday, April 26, from 10 am – 2 pm
Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
2535 State Road 60 E.
Valrico, FL 33594
Plant City Police Department
403 Alexander Street
Plant City, FL 33566
Drug Enforcement Administration
4801 E. Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL 33617
For more information on the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back day and to find other collection locations, please go to: http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/index.html
Join Us for Some of Our Upcoming Meetings and Events
April 1, 2014 – Marijuana Task Force Meeting, 2:30pm
April 9, 2013 – Kidfest Planning Team, 10:30 am
April 10, 2014 - Volunteer Orientation, 6:00 pm
April 12, 2014 – SWAT Sandblast Event
April 14, 2014 – Tobacco Free Partnership, 3:00pm
April 14, 2014 - YMAD! Youth Meeting, 3:00 pm
April 15, 2014 – Tampa Alcohol Coalition Meeting, 3:00pm
April 23, 2014 - Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force, 12:00pm
April 23, 2014 - HCADA General Membership Meeting, 1:00pm
see calendar post for specific locations http://regretfulmorning.com/ and details
To plan and implement strategies to prevent and reduce youth and adult substance use/misuse by promoting healthy communities in Hillsborough County through education, collaboration and advocacy.