Featured Events

FED UP! ARTful Advocacy

Spend the weekend with us!  Attend our first ever ARTful Advocacy event where we will address our nation's opioid crisis through various art forms, including film, music, dance and fine ...

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2018 FED UP! Washington D.C. Events

We’re FED UP! and we’re calling for immediate,  comprehensive and sustained Federal action to end the epidemic of opioid related addiction and overdose deaths. Join us for three events in Washington ...

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Troy's 4th Annual Memorial Golf Tournament & Pig Roast

Join us for an amazing day of golf and pig roast to memorialize Troy Weierbach and raise awareness about the dangers of abusing/misusing prescription drugs.  Proceeds from the tournament will ...

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2018 Dose of Awareness Sponsors

NCAPDA would like to extend a HUGE thanks to our 2018 'Dose of Awareness' 5K Walk/Health Expo Sponsors. Addiction Treatment Alternatives (ATA) Alameda/Contra Costa Medical Association Alameda County Supervisor Nate ...

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Involved Parents Students Protect Friends
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There are a number of ways that parents can both prevent and recognize a problem with prescription drugs. These fall into three main categories:

  1. Educate yourselves.
  2. Ensure your home is safe from prescription drugs.
  3. Look out for warning signs of prescription drug abuse.

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Following are ways you can keep yourself and your friends safe:

  1. Form friendships with people who aren’t using prescription drugs.
  2. Avoid parties or other social situations where drugs will be included.
  3. If you find yourself in a situation where a friend has taken prescription drugs, watch over them closely until you know for sure they are OK.

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