Staying Mentally Healthy Reduces Substance Misuse

An article by Sajida Nasser, a pharmacy student, in PharmacyTimes, outlined the consequences of the COVID 19 pandemic on mental health. Since a rise in mental health issues can lead to substance misuse, we have included read more

Dr. Daniel Gittins from DU Cares

1. TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF AND (IF APPLICABLE) YOUR ORGANIZATION? WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED AND WHAT IS SOME OF THE WORK THAT YOU DO? I work at Duquesne University in the city of Pittsburgh. We are a campus in downtown read more

Kim Anglin of Mercer County Behavioral Health Commission

In 2005 and new to prevention, my colleagues got me involved with the Board of Directors of the Commonwealth Prevention Alliance (CPA). Still learning the ropes, I soon discovered that one of the most supportive Single read more

Mario Motha of Farrell Family Center

1. TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF AND (IF APPLICABLE) YOUR ORGANIZATION? WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED AND WHAT IS SOME OF THE WORK THAT YOU DO? My name is Mario Motha and I am the recovery specialist for the Farrell Family Center. I read more

CPA – PA Prevention Week 2020

Prevention Week  (May 11 - 15, 2020) is a campaign dedicated to increasing the prevention of substance use and promotion of mental health by advancing prevention year-round. The week long PA Prevention Week observance read more

PA Stop on Crosscheck Radio, Hosted by Former Penguin Kevin Stevens

In April, Commonwealth Prevention Alliance Executive Director Jeff Hanley visited the PPG Paints Arena Media Studios to record an interview with NHL legend and former Pittsburgh Penguin Kevin Stevens and Andy Bernstein read more

Prevention Strategies with the PA Stop Next Steps Kit

Media campaigns can serve as a powerful environmental prevention strategy to help change the ecosystem in which a person lives, which always plays a part in how that person behaves. This PAStop Next Steps Kit is a read more

PA Stop at the Eagles Game

Debbie Moskovitz, Director of the Council Rock Coalition for Healthy Youth, rented an ad truck for the Philadelphia Eagles home-opener at Lincoln Financial Field. They wanted to target young adult men with the PA STOP read more

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 read more

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, read more