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  • 2014 SWAT Awards Dinner

    Hillsborough County SWAT met on May 3rd, 2014 at the Seminole Garden Center to celebrate their work and achievements. The students also shared their mission and vision with other community youth and parents through art and talents. SWAT invited all present to share personal experiences with tobacco and give their input on new advocacy and community outreach… Read more

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  • Don’t Let Flavored Tobacco Trap Florida’s Kids!

    On August 9, the Tobacco-Free Partnership participated in Tampa Bay Parenting’s “Back to School” Fair to spread awareness about flavored tobacco. We know the tobacco industry targets our youth with tobacco products that taste like candy and fruit. Therefore, we work diligently to educate our community on this issue so we can save our youth from… Read more

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  • 2014 Profile of Alcohol and Drug Indicators Report

    The 2014 Indicator Report for alcohol and drugs is now available. This report contains information about alcohol and drug use rates in Hillsborough County. It also highlights various achievements our coalition and task forces have accomplished in the prevention realm. Click the image below for your copy!    

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  • Friday Night Done Right – no alcohol no dope

    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.

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  • Prescription Drug Take Back April 26

    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

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  • Comprehensive Tobacco-Free School Policy

    On April 1, 2014, two University of Tampa 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. She represented Hillsborough… Read more

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  • HCADA supports “the Hillsborough County Drug Take Back Initiative”

    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

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  • 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

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  • HCADA Recognizes Chair and Vice Chair of Tobacco Free Partnership

    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 buy cialis today!

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  • HCADA on Studio 10!

    Last week, HCADA’s Tobacco Free Partnership appeared on Studio 10 to discuss smoking prevention and cessation. Click here  if you missed it!


  • HCADA Open House

    HCADA Open House
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  • DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative – September 27

    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, September 27th, from 10 am – 2 pm

     

    Sponsored by:Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office

     

    CVS

    1010 Bloomingdale Ave

    Valrico, FL 33596

     

    Sponsored by:Tampa Police

    Department

     

    Winn Dixie

    2525 N Dale Mabry Hwy,

    Tampa, FL 33607

     

    Sponsored by:Plant City Police

    Department
    CVS

    2302 James L Redman Pkwy   Plant City, FL  33563

    Sponsored by:Drug Enforcement Administration & USFPD

     

    USF Morsani Center

    13330 Laurel Drive

    Tampa, FL 33612

     

    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

    To learn more about the HCADA, please go to: www.hcada.com  The Medicine Abuse Project coordinated by The Partnership at DRUGFREE.ORG – go to: http://www.drugfree.org/medicineabuse/

    Contact: Cindy Grant, HCADA togetheragain@earthlink.net 352-871-8016 or Ellen Snelling, HCADA er.snelling@verizon.net  813-731-2696

     

    Do you have unwanted medications around your home?

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  • 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

    Sponsored by:

    Hillsborough County   Sheriff’s Office

     

    Winn Dixie

    2535   State Road 60 E.

    Valrico,   FL 33594

    Sponsored   by:

    Plant City Police   Department

     

    CVS

    403 Alexander Street

    Plant   City, FL  33566

    Sponsored   by:

    Drug Enforcement Administration

    MOSI

    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

    To learn more about the HCADA, please go to: www.hcada.com  The Medicine Abuse Project coordinated by The Partnership at DRUGFREE.ORG – go to: http://www.drugfree.org/medicineabuse/

    Contact: Cindy Grant, HCADA togetheragain@earthlink.net 352-871-8016 or Ellen Snelling, HCADA er.snelling@verizon.net  813-731-2696

     

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  • Join Us for Some of Our Upcoming Meetings and Events

    October 7, 2:30 pm – Marijuana Task Force, UT Wellness Center

    October 21, 3:00 pm – Tampa Alcohol Coalition, Tampa Police Dept. District II

    October 22, 12:00 pm – Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force, ACTS

    October 22, 1:00 pm – HCADA General Membership Meeting, ACTS

    October 22, 2:30 pm – HCADA Board of Directors Meeting ACTS

    November 13, 2:00 pm – HCADA Open House, HCADA Office

    December 15, 4:00 pm – Tobacco-Free Partnership Meeting, Children’s Board

  • Our Mission

    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.

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