Join us for a FREE screening of the acclaimed ‘Chasing the Dragon’ documentary film produced by the FBI and Drug Enforcement Administration to help curb America’s national prescription opioid abuse problem. Stay for a panel discussion with local experts to learn about opioid addiction and how you, your family and friends can avoid it.
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@email@example.com
The leading cause of accidental deaths in the U.S. is now drug overdose, and opioids (prescribed painkillers and heroin) and involved in the majority of these fatalities.
Education can help turn this situation around. Join us for a FREE screening of the acclaimed ‘Chasing the Dragon’ documentary film produced by the FBI and Drug Enforcement Administration to help curb America’s national opioid abuse epidemic. Stay for a panel discussion with local experts to learn what you can personally do to avoid becoming a victim and to help protect the health of your family members and friends.
Moderator: April Rovero, National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse
Leslie Tomaich, Drug Enforcement Administration
Scott Schelble, Federal Bureau of Investigations
Dan Peddycord, CC County Public Health Director
Linda Hickman, New Leaf Treatment Center
Appropriate for Middle and High School Youth and Adults of All Ages
FREE Movie Passes for All Attendees, Compliments of Brenden Theater Concord
Join us for a Candle Light Vigil on International Overdose Awareness Day on the west side steps of the California State Capitol to remember our lost loved ones and support those they left behind.
Wear T-shirts, bring signs and other remembrances of loved ones lost to America’s overdose epidemic. Stand beside us as we rally with a united call for action that will help bring an end to this public health crisis.
No family is immune from addiction and the possibility of overdose. Help us to:
- Remember those lost to overdose
- Comfort those who have been left behind
- Reduce the stigma associated with drug-related addiction and overdose deaths
- Learn what YOU can do to make a difference!
FREE: Guest Speakers – Music – Information Tables
Together we can bring the change that will save lives!
Hosted by the Alameda County Consumer Affairs Commission
Town Hall Meeting: Opioid Awareness
Guest Speaker: April Rovero, Executive Director of NCAPDA
Learn what you need to know to help keep you, your family and friends safe from potential harmful downstream affects of painkillers and other opioids as well as other potentially addictive and dangerous medications.
We’ll explore America’s opioid addiction and overdose epidemic, it’s origins and impact, the impact on families, communities and our nation and what can be done to help turn around what has become the worst drug epidemic in American history.
RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (510) 230-1778.
Join us for an empowering community conversation about America’s prescription drug/opioid overdose epidemic and how to protect our families from falling victim to it. Led by a panel of mental health treatment, law enforcement, prevention specialists plus local parents who will share their impact stories. Bring your questions – we’ll have answers to them!
FREE Mental Health Awareness Event “FIGHTING FOR HOPE” for Teens 13-18 hosted by teens of the San Ramon Valley Community Interact Club. They will have the pleasure of interacting with George Caldwell, his team and 4 of his therapeutic trained Llamas as well as the following speakers:
- Dr. James Turner M.D. and author of “Time and Effort”
- April Rovero, Executive Director of NCAPDA who will include opioid overdose rescue training in her presentation
- Colleen Millen LMFT of Discovery Center of Danville
Additional Event Features:
Fun With Therapy Animals – Activities – Music – Food/Ice Cream
Note: FREE Naloxone overdose rescue kits for those who attend training.
For more info on George Caldwell of “Llamas of Circle Home” go to https://www.experiencellamas.com/