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.

Happy New Year!
Jan 1 @ 12:27 am – Dec 31 @ 1:27 am

NCAPDA’s 2020 Plan

Goals:  Prevent prescription drug related substance use disorder (SUD) and overdose deaths through community education, policy change and legislative advocacy.

  • Continue community education through our outreach programs – Teens – Parents – Educators – Seniors – Community Leaders – Community Service Groups – Medical Community – Law Enforcement – Everyone!
  • Continue advocacy work at the state and Federal levels
  • Continue Naloxone/Narcan community distribution program
  • Grow Youth Intern Group
  • Grow Speaker’s Bureau

Contact us to learn how you can volunteer with us to tackle America’s prescription drug misuse and overdose crisis. or 925-480-7723



Call for Artists @ San Ramon Community Center
Jan 10 @ 11:53 pm – Apr 12 @ 12:53 am

NCAPDA is seeking artists 18+ years old to submit artwork for our first Art for Action event that will be held at the San Ramon Community Center in San Ramon, CA on April 26, 2020 from 1-4pm.

Please double click on the flier above to learn more and then move on to the Art for Action Entry Form by clicking on the link below if you would like to submit your art for this unique community event.

Be sure to complete your art submission process by paying the $25 non-refundable processing fee that can be managed from the link below.

Art for Action Entry Form:  Entry Form

$25 Exhibit Fee:  Exhibit Fee Payment

Art Contest: My Natural High
Jan 24 @ 7:11 am – Mar 27 @ 8:11 am








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

Prize Awards:  All contest participants are encouraged to attend NCAPDA’s Art for Action event on April 26, 2020 at the San Ramon Community Center where the top 20 winners will be recognized, and the top 3 winners will be awarded cash prizes.

Prizes:  These cash prizes will be awarded:

1st Place – $100

2nd Place – $75

3rd Place – $50

 IMPORTANT:  Please read through the Art Contest Guidelines, Scoring Rubric and Contest Rules available in the link below before designing and submitting your artwork for judging.


She’s All That! Conference @ California High School
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join NCAPDA for our parent workshop offered twice during this conference:

Dose of Awareness: What EVERY Parent Needs to Know

It’s not easy for parents to stay on top of all those new trends in their child’s world that could lead to risky behavior. This multi-media workshop will help close that information gap and provide parents with important knowledge and tools they need to navigate through those challenging adolescent years.

Presentation Topics:
Media Influences
Image Disorders
Current Teen Drug Use/Abuse Trends
Technology Dangers
Adolescent Party Scene
Parenting Tips

Workshop Leader: April Rovero, Executive Director, National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse,