Mission: Ccova works collaboratively to prevent and reduce substance abuse and related risk factors in virginia communities in ways that are measurable and improve the well-being of individuals and communities. Ccova, as the umbrella organization for state-wide community coalitions, provides guidance and education to community coalitions throughout the state in effecting prevention strategies to create environmental change. Ccova is the state of virginia's voice in educating communities, parents, youth, professionals, and legislators on substance abuse prevention and treatment.
Programs: Speaking fees for ccova to present at the north carolina substance abuse prevention conference sharing ccova's ideas, programs and strategies to prevent substance abuse.
ccova is utilizing the assistance of a consulting firm to educate and advise communities and state officials on the issue of substance abuse, specifically marijuana, and its use of for medical purposes. Information, research data, and other states' outcomes have been shared with ccova members, and state officials in order for everyone to be made aware and educated on all aspects of the impact of marijuana and other drugs.