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81 Students Complete CADA Life Skills Program

81 Students Complete CADA Life Skills Program

CADA, along with prevention partners, DNDC and PRIDE, handed out certificates to 81 BHS and Somersfield Academy, students for completing the Life Skills Program. CADA spokesperson, Mr. Anthony Santucci stated “Life Skills Training [LST] is a research-validated substance abuse prevention program, proven to reduce the risks of alcohol, tobacco, drug... Read more of this article

City Donates $12.5K To Salvation Army & CADA

City Donates $12.5K To Salvation Army & CADA

Today [Dec 20] at City Hall, Mayor Charles Gosling presented CADA and the Salvation Army with donations from the City. “The donations represent the City’s ongoing commitment to contribute to organizations that play a pivotal role and provide much needed services within the community especially during the holiday season,” the City said.Anthony... Read more of this article

City To Donate To Salvation Army & CADA

City To Donate To Salvation Army & CADA

The City of Hamilton will be making cheque presentations in the Mayor’s Parlour this Wednesday, December 20th at 11am to the Salvation Army and to CADA. Mayor Charles Gosling said of the donations, “Whilst the City does not have the means to tackle some of the socioeconomic issues that arise in the City, it is possible for us to assist with funding... Read more of this article

CADA Holds ‘Carding Station’ At BeachFest

CADA Holds ‘Carding Station’ At BeachFest

CADA recently held its third annual carding station at BeachFest, with the organisation saying that more than one thousand people were carded in order to curb underage drinking over the Cup Match holiday. The group is also working to ensure that revelers get home safely with both its “Always use Bus, Cab or Designated driver” message and... Read more of this article

Video: Alcohol Awareness Month Launched

Video: Alcohol Awareness Month Launched

April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and this morning [March 30] CADA hosted a press briefing with the theme of “Connecting the Dots: Opportunities for Recovery”. Participants in today’s press event included the Minister of National Security Jeff Baron, Shadow Minister for Community, Youth & Sports Michael Weeks, CADA Executive Director Anthony... Read more of this article

Town Hall Meeting On Underage Drinking

Town Hall Meeting On Underage Drinking

CADA and the Bermuda Coalition, a group of organizations and concerned citizens, will hold a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, November 3 to discuss and raise community awareness on the issue of underage drinking and its consequences and “empower the community to address the issue and consider viable solutions.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda... Read more of this article

CADA & Bermuda Coalition Sign ‘Historic’ MOU

CADA & Bermuda Coalition Sign ‘Historic’ MOU

CADA and The Bermuda Coalition have signed an “historic” MOU in an effort to further their respective causes, with the MOU covering “shared statistical data and resources; shared networks; and working together to lobby the community and policy makers.” The Bermuda Coalition’s mission is to “bring together local resources... Read more of this article

53 Students Complete CADA Life Skills Program

53 Students Complete CADA Life Skills Program

CADA, along with prevention partners, DNDC and PRIDE, handed out certificates to 53 BHS students for completing the Life Skills Program. CADA spokesperson Anthony Santucci said, “Life Skills Training [LST] is a research-validated substance abuse prevention program, proven to reduce the risks of alcohol, tobacco, drug abuse and violence by targeting... Read more of this article

Podcast: CADA’s Anthony Santucci On Drinking

Podcast: CADA’s Anthony Santucci On Drinking

In the latest Bernews podcast, we speak to Anthony Santucci, the executive director of CADA. He likens Bermuda’s relationship with alcohol as like a bad marriage, “we keep tumbling further and further in, like falling into an abyss”.Mr Santucci says drinking – particularly drinking and driving – is socially acceptable “by the community... Read more of this article

Extended Free Ride Services For Holiday Season

Extended Free Ride Services For Holiday Season

CADA, an organization focused on encouraging responsible alcohol behavior, announced that ‘Let Us Drive” will be extending its service over the holiday period, with three additional time periods – 1:00am on December 5, 12 and 19th. CADA Executive Director, Mr. Anthony Santucci said “I am proud to say, on behalf of CADA’s board, that... Read more of this article

Video: City Supports “Let Us Drive” Programme

Video: City Supports “Let Us Drive” Programme

The Corporation of Hamilton has continued its support of CADA, donating $2,500 to the charitable group in order to help further the ‘Let Us Drive’ service.‘Let Us Drive’ is a free late-night transportation service available every Friday night from 3.15am to 3.45am from Reid Street outside the LOM Building, aimed at discouraging... Read more of this article

CADA Celebrates ‘Life Skills Program’ Students

CADA Celebrates ‘Life Skills Program’ Students

CADA celebrated 67 Somersfield and Bermuda High School students for completing the Life Skills Program, along with partners DNDC and PRIDE, as well as Junior Minister Nandi Outerbridge and Shadow Minister Michael Weeks, who handed out certificates to the students. CADA spokesperson Anthony Santucci said, “Life Skills Training [LST] is a research-validated... Read more of this article

Santucci: Encouraging Responsible Alcohol Use

Santucci: Encouraging Responsible Alcohol Use

CADA Chairman Anthony Santucci has pledged his support for April’s Alcohol Awareness Month, saying, “the abuse of alcohol has become widespread in our country and it is good to see that we are moving together as a people to lessen this abuse.” Mr. Santucci said, “As Bermudians join forces with the international community in marking... Read more of this article