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Our Vision: CPA will continue to be the foremost voice of Prevention in PA. Our Mission: To support prevention professionals in eliminating substance abuse and risk-related behaviors.
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CPA 26th Annual Statewide Prevention Conference 

June 15 - 17, 2016

plus a Professional Development Day on 

June 14, 2016 

NEW: PCCD is offering scholarships to the 2016 CPA Conference. 

Thank You PCCD! 

Click here for scholarship application directions and to check the eligibility requirements before you register for the conference. 

Individuals already registered for the conference do not qualify. 

Note: Only one scholarship can be awarded per agency/coalition. 

Applications for a scholarship will be open from April 27 to noon of May 25, 2016.  

Registration is OPEN

Download Conference Brochure Here

CPA Members receive 

a discount on a full-conference registration! 

For CPA membership, look on the menu on the left and click on "CPA Membership"


2016 EPISCenter "Coalition of the Year" Call for Nominations 


Applications are due 

by May 12, 2016


The Coalition of the Year Award recognizes a community coalition:

  • with a strong understanding of the risk-focused planning process, 
  • that has identified Risk and Protective factors, 
  • that has implemented evidence-based strategies to address these factors, and 
  • that has documented population-level public health improvement and positive youth development.

For application directions, click here

For more information about this award, contact Phyllis Law at

Stop Opiate Abuse Campaign 

Materials have been designed to educate parents, teachers, and family members and other caregivers about:

  • the risks of prescription painkiller and heroin use
  • the relationship between prescription painkiller and heroin use, and
  • what to do when you need help


CPA has received grant support from the PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency to continue to fund our campaign for a second year

CPA and our workgroup partners will continue to develope FREE materials about opiate addiction and drug-abuse prevention that drug and alcohol professionals, including those involved with prevention coalitions, may download and distribute. These materials are approved by the PA Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP).

For Stop Opiate Abuse materials, visit or click on one of the icons below: