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NATIONAL COALITION AGAINST PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE INC

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy
  • Emergency & Safety
  • Health & Medicine

Location

105 CORRAL CIRSAN RAMON, CA 94583 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse (NCAPDA) was founded to prevent prescription drug and opioid related substance use disorder and overdose deaths through community education, policy change, legislative advocacy and the distribution of naloxone overdose rescue kits.

Description

The National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse (NCAPDA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established to generate nationwide awareness about the dangers of prescription drug misuse and abuse that can lead to substance used disorder and overdose death. It is run via 100% volunteer support.

NCAPDA partners with schools, colleges, community organizations and medical, law enforcement and other agencies to increase awareness about the dangers of prescription drug abuse/misuse. NCAPDA’s Executive Director, April Rovero, also leads the Contra Costa County MEDS (Medication Education and Disposal Safety) Coalition and works at the national level as an Executive Steering Committee Member of the FED UP! Coalition.

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