Participation at public events is our primary method of creating prescription drug abuse awareness.
We offer the following event services:
- Speaking engagements
- Panel discussion participation
- Middle and High School classroom presentations
- Parent education activities
If you are interested in having us participate at one of your events, submit our service request form. Here are past and future events we are associated with.
Help ensure that unused, unwanted and expired medications sitting in your home medicine cabinet (or other place) don’t get taken and misused by a curious teen or drug-seeking adult. Gather them up and drop them off during the DEA’s National Rx Take Back Day on 4/28 between 10-2pm (at most locations across the country). While you are there, check to see where you can drop off medications as you need to throughout the year.
Visit this website to see what drop off site is closest to you: https://takebackday.dea.gov/
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
Join NCAPDA for this FREE Naloxone Training on December 9th. Learn the signs of overdose and how to administer life-saving Naloxone. FREE Narcan rescue kits (spray version of Nalxoone) will be available to those who participate in this training. If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, please contact NCAPDA at 925-480-7723 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re unable to attend the training but are in need of a kit and can’t afford to purchase one on your own.
Please note: Most pharmacies in California and in many other states provide Naloxone over-the-counter and most insurance companies cover it.
Join NCAPDA’s Youth Ambassadors and Executive Director to learn what parents need to know about mental health and substance use challenges teens face today, especially during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic we are in the midst of. Will also be simulcast on Radio Zindagi Facebook Page and posted on NCAPDA’s YouTube channel when available to us.