The Southwest Coalition for Substance Abuse Issues

There’s a place for you in this dynamic coalition of prevention, treatment, and recovery professionals.

The Southwest Coalition for Substance Abuse Issues provides advocacy, collaboration, and continuing education to help members address the complex needs of the individuals and families whose lives are impacted by substance use disorders.

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The mission of the Southwest Coalition is to maintain a network of publicly and privately funded prevention, treatment, and recovery providers southwest of metropolitan Chicago. Through collaboration and education, coalition members stay abreast of current issues in the substance abuse field and advocate for sound public policy.

Member Benefits

  • Network with Others in Your Profession
    Connect with Your Peers

  • Earn Continuing Education Credits
    Advance your career

  • Attend Meetings & Events
    Keep up with changes in your field

  • Build Your Professional Image
    Become a Coalition member today

Latest News

January 12, 2017 6:51 am

Doctors Cutting Opioid Prescriptions

Doctors are being more careful with opioid prescriptions as addiction and its effects get more recognition. More than half of doctors across America are curtailing opioid prescriptions, and nearly 1 in 10 have stopped prescribing the drugs, according to a new nationwide online survey. But even as physicians retreat from opioids, some seem to have…
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January 12, 2017 6:35 am

Support Alcohol and Drug Free Facts Week

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) is January 23 – 29, 2017. NDAFW is a national health observance for teens to promote local events that use NIDA science to SHATTER THE MYTHSTM,SM about drugs. Organizations can use this online guide which gives you everything you need to plan, promote, and host your NDAFW event.

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