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. CPA realizes immediate action needs to be taken to prevent opiate abuse. Visit for more information.

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  At our January Region 3 meeting, Dr. Jordan Lewis gave a presentation on “Stress and the Teen Brain: Implications for Health and Opportunities for Intervention.” She explained the physiology of the stress response, the negative impact of stress on the adolescent brain, and the body’s response to stressors. Jordan received her doctorate in Neuroscience […]

CPA Looking for Grant Consultants

PUBLIC NOTICE Grant Consultants Commonwealth Prevention Alliance is seeking bids for a Project Director, Project Evaluator, Research Team, and Media/Advertising Team for the STOP Opiate Abuse Initiative Grant.  Please click on the links below for details.  Bids must be received by Monday, December 4, 2017 at noon. 1.PUBLIC NOTICE 2.Stop Opiate Abuse Campaign EVALUATOR Request […]