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Save a Life

With NCAPDA, you’re working to save lives all across America. 

Educate. Save lives. Honor a loved one. 

What We Do

Community education

Teaming up to share best practices

Advocating for policy change at the local, state, and national levels.

OUR MISSION

NCAPDA's mission is to prevent prescription drug abuse disorder

WHO WE ARE

We started over 10 years ago as a 501(c)3 non-profit, volunteer-based organization to prevent prescription drug/opioid-related Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and overdose deaths following the tragic death of Joseph (Joey) John Rover III.

WORKING TOGETHER

We network with like-minded organizations and agencies across the country to share best practices, develop and share resources, and establish and implement a cohesive, nationwide education campaign around medication safety.

News Feed

According to a new CDC report, the U.S. has set a record for overdose deaths during the COVID pandemic. Nationally, there has been a 30% increase, while the state of California experienced a 45% increase. The tragedy of the situation is not just seen on city streets but also in suburbs, like in Contra Costa County. April Rovero from the National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse (NCAPDA) talks about how the pandemic has impacted youths and the larger Contra Costa community and the stigma that prevents people suffering from substance use disorder from seeking help. Go to story.