PRESENTED BY PINE VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL PTA
The majority of students in our schools are not abusing substances, but how do you know for sure that your child is among them?
Join us for a candid conversation about local drug trends and get parenting tips that can help your child successfully navigate drug free through their teen and young adult years. Open to ALL SRVUSD and surrounding community parents.
Moderator: Jim Hansen, President, National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse
Bill Clarkson, Mayor City of San Ramon
Rick Schmitt, Superintendent of San Ramon Valley Unified School District
Michelle Goldberg, School Resource Officer with San Ramon Police Department
April Rovero, Executive Director, National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse
Linda Turnbull, Executive Director, Teen Esteem
Pine Valley Middle School PTA
National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse
San Ramon Police Department
Contact Melanie Hansen/PTA for Questions or More Information: melanie@firstname.lastname@example.org
3rd Annual “Dose of Awareness” 5K Walk and Health Expo
Sunday, March 26, 2017 1:00-3:30 PM
Ygnacio Valley Park 901 Oak Grove Road, Concord, CA 94518
Join us for the 3rd Annual “Dose of Awareness” 5K Walk and Health Expo where you’ll walk in memory of thousands of Americans who have been lost to our national prescription drug abuse epidemic and honor those who are in recovery.
Mission: Educate and equip youth and adults of all ages with information and resources that can help keep them safe and provide support they need for recovery.
Goal: inspire and engage every Bay Area community member to join our fight to end prescription drug abuse and its potentially devastating consequences.
Registration Required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-dose-of-awareness-5k-walk-and-health-expo-tickets-31100279774?aff=es2
1:00 – 3:30 Health Expo and Youth Activity Center Open
1:00-1:30 Registration Check In
1:30-1:45 Opening Remarks
Emcee: Cheryl Jennings, ABC7/KGO News
April Rovero, Executive Director, NCAPDA
Timothy Grayson, CA State Assemblyman
Karen Mitchoff, Contra Costa County Supervisor
Laura Hoffmeister, Concord Mayor
Mark DeSaulnier, U.S. Congressman
1:45-2:30 5K Walk
2:30-3:00 Guest Speakers
Dan Peddycord, Contra Costa County Public Health Director
Stephen Buzzeo, DEA Diversion Program Manager
3:00-3:20 Loved Ones Tribute – Chaplain Nick Vleisides
Shop on www.amazonsmile.com and select the National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse (NCAPDA) as your charity of choice. NCAPDA will then receive a donation from Amazon for each of your purchases on Cyber Monday and beyond. Almost everything you’re looking for can be found on Amazon Smile’s website vs. Amazon.com and it won’t cost you a penny extra. You’ll be supporting NCAPDA’s vital educational programs that are saving lives from prescription drug related impacts. Thank you!
The 15th Annual She’s All That is a conference specially designed for girls 5th-8th grade with a separate option for parents. The day includes Keynote speaker, Expo, choice of 3 sessions, lunch, goodie backpack, and raffle. NCAPDA is providing two parent workshops, “Dose of Awareness – What Every Parent Needs to Know”.
Sponsored by the non-profit, Soroptimist International of San Ramon Valley. For workshop information, conference schedule and other details visit their website, https://www.soroptimist-sr.org
Join us for a great evening of engaging presentations by students and community leaders from the San Ramon Valley area. This is a free event, but please register so the student organizers know how many to expect.
- Michelle Gachelin, Student, on the intolerance towards “foreigners”
- Tristan Shaughnessy, Student, on the misperceptions about Russia and other countries
- Ruhika Nandy, Student, on the interpretations of street art
- Namrata Keskar, Student, on the Theory of Mind
- Azine Davoudzadeh, School AP Computer Science teacher, on a long-term study of women in computer science
- Andy Madeira, Eden Housing Senior Vice President of Real Estate Development, on the merits of low-income housing
- April Rovero, Founder of National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Use, on drug abuse among youth
National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) increases awareness and understanding of mental health and substance use disorders and encourages individuals in need of treatment and recovery services to seek help. Recovery Month celebrates individuals living their lives in recovery and recognizes the dedicated workers who provide the prevention, treatment, and recovery support services that make it possible. This year’s theme is “Join the Voices for Recovery: Celebrating Connections”.
For more information and promotional resources, visit the new Recovery Month Website.