Press Releases


Oct 7- White House Drug Policy Office Awards $625,000 to Local Coalition to Prevent Youth Substance Use in Chicago’s Armour Square and Bridgeport Neighborhoods

Aug 6- White House Drug Policy Office Releases Promising New Data on Preventing Youth Drug Use

May 26National Prevention Week Puts Spotlight on Substance Abuse

April 21Responsible Beverage Service Trainings in Chinatown

Apr 7 – Stepping Up Efforts to Curb Around Underage Drinking in Chinatown

Mar 17 – Celebrating 20th Annual Kick Butts Day in Chinatown


Nov 25 – Asian Health Coalition and Partners Celebrate Annual Great American Smokeout

Aug 5 – City Council Votes to Create Substance Abuse Interagency Working Group

Jun 5 – Chinatown Clean-up Event celebrates World No Tobacco Day

Apr 9 – Responsible Beverage Server Training in Chinatown

Mar 19 – Celebrating Kick Butts Day


Nov 25Proposed Chicago Ordinances Aimed at Regulating Tobacco for Youth

Nov 21 – Celebrating the 38th Great American Smoke Out

Oct 23Party Patrols to Prevent Underage Drinking in Chicago’s Chinatown neighborhoods

June 28Responsible Beverage Server Training in Chinatown

June 2 – Making Every Day World No Tobacco Day

Apr 10 – Promoting Awareness About Underage Drinking in Chinatown


Nov 5 – Asian Health Coalition and Partners Celebrate the 37th Great American Smokeout

July 4Talk. They Hear You: Community-Wide Event Raises Awareness for Underage Drinking


July 22 – New Graphic Tobacco Warning Labels Released by FDA

May 31 – Asian Health Coalition and Partners to Observe World No Tobacco Day on May 31

May 18 – Chinatown Retailers Getting Educated on New FDA Regulations for Tobacco Products

May 12 – Alderman Balcer Presses for Increased Efforts to Address Substance Abuse in Teens

May 2Substance Abuse Community Forum in Chinatown a Resounding Success!

Apr 26 – Chinatown Community Town Hall Forum, “Free to Soar

Apr 01 – CASAP Promotes Alcohol Awareness Month

Mar 23 – CASAP Fights Youth Tobacco Use with Kick Butts Day

Jan 31 Party Patrol Initiative Launched to Prevent Underage Drinking (Chinese version)


Nov 15Free to Soar: Preventing and Treating Substance Abuse in Our Community

Sep 17Tobacco Prevention Project Comes to Chinatown


Apr 20 – CASAP and AHC Implement Project Northland in Chinatown Schools