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  • Cambria County Drug Coalition

    Many thanks to Ronna Yablonski, Executive Director of the Cambria County Drug Coalition. She’s an endless source of ideas and has included PA Stop materials in numerous types of prevention efforts, ranging from radio campaigns to face-to-face workplace training. 1. Tell us about your organization. What do you do? Who do you serve? I’m employed […]

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  • Announcing New Messaging Grants

    PA Stop opiate abuse campaign expands to combat prescription drug abuse and potential heroin use in PA. The Commonwealth Prevention Alliance (CPA), a private non-profit whose mission is to support prevention professionals in eliminating substance abuse and risk-related behaviors, is proud to announce the expansion of the STOP Opiate Abuse Campaign, launched statewide September 21, […]

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  • Berks County Innovators

    We were excited to hear from Jackie Steed, Prevention Program Manager, and Jennifer Kaucher, Prevention Specialist, of the Council on Chemical Abuse. In serving as the Berks County SCA, they have used PA Stop in creative situations and worked to create adaptions suitable for their own specific audiences.  1. TELL US ABOUT YOUR ORGANIZATION. WHAT […]

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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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