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  • Seth’s Story – Oakmont, PA

    What is your story? In May of 2016, my dad overdosed on heroin. He was a very helpful, caring person, so I know he would want me to tell his story, to get the information out there for other people. I’m a pretty normal teenage boy. I live with my mom and my grandma. My […]

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  • Erie County Innovators

    Dave Sanner is the Director of the Office of Drug and Alcohol Abuse at the Erie County Department of Human Services. As the Erie County Single County Authority (SCA), here’s how Dave has used PA Stop to enhance his work. 1. Tell us about your organization. What do you do? Who do you serve? The […]

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  • Carbon, Monroe, and Pike County Innovators

    Jamie Drake is the Executive Director of the Carbon-Monroe-Pike Drug & Alcohol Commission. As the SCA of this three-county joinder, here’s how Jamie has used PA Stop to enhance her work (spoiler alert: by making lots of sticky products!) 1. Tell us about your organization. What do you do? Who do you serve? We are […]

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Commonwealth prevention alliance

Stop Opiate Abuse Campaign


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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