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Stop Opiate Abuse Campaign

Materials are available to educate parents, teachers, and family members and other caregivers about:

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


CPA has received 2 years of grant support from the PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency 

to fund our campaign

CPA and our workgroup partners continue to develop FREE materials about opiate addiction and drug-abuse prevention that drug and alcohol professionals, including those involved with prevention coalitions, may download and distribute. 

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


PA Prevention Coalition Advisory Workgroup (PPCAW) 


2016 Prevention Coalition White Paper


The PPCAW is a collaborative group of prevention professionals that recognizes the importance of using effective prevention practices and enhancing coalitioin development. 


The PPCAW has released a "White Paper" to inform decision makers at all levels about the effective prevention coalition practices so that resource allocations can be thoughfully and continually used to support effective prevention coalition activities and proven-effective programs, practices and policies. 


Click here for the PPCAW 

2016 White Paper



Our CPA 27th Annual Conference is June 20-23, 2017

at the Penn Stater Conference Center in State College PA