Recent Events

We had a very busy March, giving many presentations in the community as well as at many local High Schools for Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month. We distributed 150 Narcan Kits and gave 5 Overdose Rescue Trainings and presentations and accepted many city proclamations.  Our Youth Ambassadors also came together to build around 400 overdose rescue kits! 

Student’s Raising Awareness

We had the privilege of having our Youth Ambassadors present their capstone projects at Dublin High School on 3/30. This was an event to let the students raise awareness on a variety of prescription drug topics, including a youth panel Q&A! We also provided overdose rescue training and gave out Narcan kits to the community members.

St. Patricks Day Weekend Celebration

We love having a booth at the St. Patricks Day weekend celebration in Dublin, CA. every year! This year we will able to distribute many Narcan kits, Fentanyl test strips, and provide overdose rescue training to those that visited our booth! 

Thanks to our volunteers and to our Youth Ambassadors for helping with this great event! 

Gianni’s ‘Tips For Change’

Our annual Gianni’s ‘Tips For Change’ was a successful event held on 3/13 at Gianni’s Italian Bistro! Our volunteers served all patrons in the restaurant and Gianni’s donated and tips and 10% of all sales to support NCAPDA’s overdose prevention programs. 

Thank you to everyone that dined in or ordered take-out to help support our cause! 

Run for Education 2022

The Run for Education is a tradition in the San Ramon Valley spanning 39 years and is the primary fundraising activity for the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation (SRVEF), a non-profit organization that supports and promotes education in partnership with the San Ramon Valley Unified School District. The only event in the San Ramon Valley that includes participants, volunteers and spectators from all 36 San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) schools, representing the communities of Alamo, Danville and San Ramon, the Run for Education is also the largest run that supports education in Northern California.

Thank you to our volunteers for tabling and making this event possible!

Contra Costa International Overdose Awareness Day 2022

Thank you to everyone who attended our International Overdose Awareness Day Event on 8/27 at Chichibu Park in Antioch. Thank you to our providers and community members for helping us create a space for the community to remember loved ones lost to overdose. 

ACE Hardware Rescue Training 2022

CCC MEDS and the NCAPDA partnered with ACE Hardware stores in East Contra Costa County to provide FREE overdose rescue training and fentanyl education at their stores in Oakley, Antioch and Pittsburg.  We distributed a total of 40 Narcan rescue kits to employees and community members that stopped by. Thank you to Michelle Leopold, owner of the 3 Ace Hardware stores, for hosting us for this important and life-saving outreach event!  Check out the KPIX news segment that aired that night capturing this event here.    

Rally For Change International Overdose Awareness Day Event Raleigh, North Carolina

Thank you to everyone the participated in our International Overdose Awareness Day Event that was hold on 8/31 at Edenton St. in Raleigh, North Carolina.  This was a successful event helping to advocate for change, end the stigma, and remember our lost loved ones. Thank you to everyone that took part in this event and for coming out to show your support.