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Life’s Too Good Art & Video Contest

Life's Too Good Art & Video Contest

Join the ride!  Let us know through your original art and videos what's good in your life that helps keep ...

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For Teens: Medications - Help or Harm?

This event is for high school youth and will be led by NCAPDA's Youth Ambassadors and Key Club leaders from ...

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Medication Safety Workshop - For Seniors and their Caretakers

Join representatives from NCAPDA and Visiting Angels for a medication safety workshop that ALL Seniors and their caretakers should attend.  ...

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Opioid Overdose Rescue Training

Join NCAPDA for opioid overdose rescue training that share vital information about the risks and side effects of prescribed painkillers/opioids ...

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Narcan Training for Businesses

Contact NCAPDA to schedule a Narcan training session.  If the training is conducted at your workplace or other venue, FREE ...

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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.

  • Educate yourselves about prescription drug dangers and share what you learn with your children and other family members.
  • Lock up ALL medications and properly dispose of those that are expired or no longer needed.
  • Always demonstrate responsible use of ALL medications.

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  Image of students carrying booksKeep yourself and your friends safe from substance abuse of any kind, including prescription drugs:

  • Form friendships with people who aren’t abusing prescription and other drugs (including alcohol).
  • Avoid parties or other social situations where drugs and/or alcohol are likely to be involved.
  • Learn the signs of prescription drug abuse and overdose and what action to take before it’s too late.

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