A coalition is a partnership among individuals or groups in which they join forces together for a common cause. As a parent, you will find resources for how to contact the nearest anti-drug and alcohol alliance for support. There is a portal for collaboration and strength in numbers. If you are interested in starting a coalition in your community, see the "Handbook for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions" http://www.cadca.org/files/CoalitionHandbook-2009.pdf .

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