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 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

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 read more

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 read more

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 read more

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 read more

Bucks County Innovators

We were fortunate to speak with Donna Foisy and Mallory Showalter from Bucks County to learn how they've been enhancing their work with PA Stop. The wide variety of ways they've used PA Stop is truly impressive! 1. Tell read more

PAStop Goes National

CPA is proud of the PA STOP Opiate Abuse Campaign which began in 2015 with the intention of supplying Single County Authority directors with a strong, consistent, message and pre-approved materials. Since then, the read more

What’s Your Story?: 29 Year Old from Johnstown, PA

What is your story? "I started out with a good, stable family life. I had two parents, I was raised right, I wasn’t really spoiled. I never even touched alcohol or marijuana until I was 18 years old. When I was 18, I read more

What’s Your Story?: Charlene from Pittsburgh, PA

What's your story? "Jeremy definitely partied in high school, with just alcohol and marijuana. He went on to play division 1 sports in college. Again, there was a lot of recreational use on the weekends. He stayed read more