Serving San Antonio since 1957
The San Antonio Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (SACADA) is a nonprofit organization that provides education, youth prevention programs, information resources and services to prevent alcohol and drug abuse. We serve nearly 60,000 people in Bexar County and 28 surrounding counties in South Central Texas.
Empowering our community to live healthy lives; by providing prevention, intervention, and recovery services for children and adults.
A safe and thriving community.
SACADA In the News:
December 13, 2017 Abigail Moore of SACADA talks about the problems caused by substance abuse in the community. She discusses the social hosting law in […]
December 7, 2017 Leroy is considered one of the fastest marathon runners in San Antonio. He competed this weekend in the San Antonio Rock […]
October 19, 2017 Bexar County’s Opioid Task Force just received a $3.2 million grant for intervention, treatment and prevention. Opioids aren’t just street drugs. They’re […]
September 25, 2017 The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) announced $89 million in Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program grants to 719 […]
September 20, 2017 Mary Almendariz, Youth Program Director, represented the Youth Prevention Programs on TPR’s live show, “The Source” on Wednesday, September 20. Audio is now […]
August 23, 2017 Click here to read article SAN ANTONIO – Methamphetamine arrests are on the rise across the region, including here in San Antonio By […]
SACADA in the Schools
The interactive map below shows the schools and educational institutions that the staff from SACADA implemented educational curriculum in.
From Our Staff:
May 2017 Rates of prescription drug misuse in Texas are alarmingly high. One in five Texas high school students have taken prescription drugs without […]
April 2017 Today, the Bexar County Family Drug Court celebrated the graduation of its program participants. SACADA is happy to support the mission of Family Drug […]
August 2016 By Mellissa Munoz It is so important to be involved in what is going on in our communities. My concern was with the underage […]
June 2016 By Michael Zuazua, High School Intern: In 2013, 16,235 people died from prescription opioid overdoses. Naloxone, a medication that blocks the effects of […]
May 2016 By Torrance Sephus, Prevention Specialist: They look forward to Friday’s, especially at the end of the school day, because now their weekend has […]