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  • Krysten’s Story – Bensalem, PA

    What is your story? I was born into the chaos of addiction. Back in the 80s when I was born, my biological father was in prison and struggled with addiction. When I was six months old, I was taken from my parents and put into the foster system. When I was three, I was adopted into a […]

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  • Summer Conference to Share PA Stop Tips and Tools

    The Commonwealth Prevention Alliance has opened registration for the 2018 CPA Conference. The conference will be held June 5-8 in State College, PA. Sessions are organized around themes such as advocacy, evidence-based programs, technology, research, risky behaviors, and current trends. Everyone from new prevention professionals to seasoned veterans will find this event valuable and worthwhile. Several […]

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  • Grant Opportunity

    The Commonwealth Prevention Alliance announces a grant opportunity for Single County Authorities and community anti-drug coalitions in Pennsylvania. This competitive financial award will be used to develop a media campaign utilizing PA STOP media materials. Please review the Next Steps Tool Kit which will be needed to  fill out the grant application. Questions should be directed to info@pastop.org Grant application (Doc file) Next Steps Tool Kit […]

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Stop Opiate Abuse Campaign

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The U.S. is in the midst of an epidemic of opiate addiction and overdose. Overdose deaths from prescription painkillers have quadrupled since 1999. Deaths from heroin have tripled in the last five years. Pennsylvania has a higher overdose rate than most states.

The Commonwealth Prevention Alliance (CPA) realizes immediate action needs to be taken to prevent opiate abuse. We believe this website, and its content, will provide you with increased awareness, education and information on how to seek help.

Commonwealth Prevention Alliance Board of Directors

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