Looks like candy but highly dangerous. 



Thank you Ellen for your years of dedication to our community.  You have made Hillsborough and beyond a safer and better place to live.

2021 Lightening Hero Award

As an educator, you can play an active role in fighting the teen vaping epidemic. Use these resources to start an honest conversation with your class and help to change social norms at your school.  INTERACTIVE, INFOGRAPHIC, ACTIVITIES...

The Real Cost of Vaping


New Date for the HCADA General Membership Meeting and Training

Join us on Friday, September 29th at 1:00 PM for our training 'Current Drug Trends: Evolving Trends Around Delta-8, Vaping, and the Opioid Epidemic' followed by our General Membership Meeting at 2:00 PM at the Children's Board.

Help the Hillsborough County Anti Drug Alliance (HCADA) make a difference in Tampa Bay! Do you envision, as we do, a community where youth and families are safe, healthy, and free of substance abuse and addiction?  Do not hesitate to call if your family has any questions about drug abuse, if you suspect drug abuse or need any community resources.

Call us today for community resources or to get involved: 
(813) 238-4034  

4612 N 56th St, Tampa, FL 33610

 October 28, 2023

How to dispose of all drugs alternative to TakeBack Day

The Opioid Epidemic Resource Center- Link to Center

Vaping Articles and Resources   

Vaping - Data Highlights Strong correlation between vaping nicotine and vaping marijuana:

  • 47.9% of current nicotine vapers are vaping marijuana
  • 72.2% of current marijuana vapers are vaping nicotine.
  • Most current nicotine vapers (72%) have NOT tried cigarettes.
  • Majority nicotine vapers (92%) have NOT smoked cigarettes in past 30 days.

The DEA has joined forces with Discovery Education to provide no-cost online tools that support every member of the community with the power of prevention. Help kickstart life-saving conversations today with standards-aligned English & Spanish-language resources for students in grades 3-12, plus additional resources designed for educators, families, and professionals.  Parent and School Recourses 

AA Meetings:  Tri-County Central Office Tampa

Narcotics Anonymous Meetings Hillsborough




Upcoming Events

Title and More Info
HCADA Training and...

09/29/2023 - 1:00pm
NOPE Journey to Healing...
10/14/2023 - 10:00am
Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church
6100 Memorial Hwy
TAC Meeting- In Person

10/17/2023 - 3:00pm
TPD District office #2
9330 N 30th St
2023 October 28th Drug...

10/28/2023 - 10:00am
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NOPE Journey to Healing...
11/11/2023 - 10:00am
Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church
6100 Memorial Hwy

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