Starting a SADD chapter? Welcome!

We’ve developed a simple guide for starting a SADD chapter. We recommend downloading the entire PDF SADD Starter Packet (16 pages, 463KB) by clicking the button below. You can also download individual pieces of the Starter Packet further down this page.

Download Starter Packet

Additional Resources for Starting A SADD Chapter

Press Release Template (Microsoft Word)

The Philosophy and Value of SADD

SADD & Prevention


Fund-raising Ideas

SADD Speaker List

Individual Pieces of SADD Starter Packet

Letter From President & CEO

Chapter Start-Up Checklist

SADD Basics

SADD By the Numbers

How to Form a SADD Chapter

No-Use Position

SADD Chapter Advisor 101

Starting a Community-Based SADD Chapter

Chapter Registration FAQs

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