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Tue July 16th

National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse (NCAPDA)

Learn how to recongnize the risk factors for teen prescription drug abuse and other substance use. These helpful tips could save a life! ... See MoreSee Less

In one minute, 3 people will start misusing prescription opioids and 2 will start misusing prescription stimulants? Learn more about the issue and take the pledge to save a life by visiting doseofaction.org. Also consider donating to NCAPDA at bit.ly/30uHcwk ... See MoreSee Less

Check out the infographic our AmeriCorps VISTA made! For more info check out cccmedscoalition.org, or take the pledge at Doseofaction.org to start saving lives today! ... See MoreSee Less

Did you know that in Contra Costa County(Where we are based), 2 people fatally overdose every week? Creating graphics like this can tell a story. Learn how you can get involved by visiting doseofaction.org! Take the pledge to start saving lives today! ... See MoreSee Less

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Fri July 5th

National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse (NCAPDA)

Check out our new initiative to help combat prescription drug abuse and the opioid epidemic.
Visit doseofaction.org so you can learn more about the issue and how YOU can get involved. We hope to build a national campaign that will help drive communities and those affected to take action. Stay Tuned!
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For those who missed this excellent segment on CBS's 60 Minutes yesterday that focuses on the attorney who is leading the lawsuit efforts against the opioid manufacturers and distributors that contributed mightily to our opioid crisis. He's the same attorney who lead the successful lawsuits against Big Tobacco.

Opioid Crisis: The lawsuits that could bankrupt manufacturers and distributors
The attorney behind a multibillion-dollar tobacco settlement in 1998 has turned his attention to the opioid epidemic. And he wants drug companies to pay
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