Key Events
2020 Art For Action

2020 Art For Action

Join us for this unique opportunity to learn how local communities are being impacted by our country’s prescription drug and ...

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Art Contest: My Natural High

Qualifications: All public, private and home-schooled students attending high school (grades 9-12) in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California. Prize Awards:  ...

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She's All That! Conference

Join NCAPDA for our parent workshop offered twice during this conference: Dose of Awareness: What EVERY Parent Needs to Know It’s not ...

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Call for Artists

NCAPDA is seeking artists 18+ years old to submit artwork for our first Art for Action event that will be held ...

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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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