Over the past year, many states loosened well-researched, long-standing alcohol safeguard policies to help struggling restaurants, bars and other establishments during the pandemic. While these policy changes may have helped small businesses survive during shutdowns, the powerful alcohol industry is now pushing to roll back safety measures further in the name of profit, even as […]
Apply today to be our 2023 CPA Conference Coordinator!
Commonwealth Prevention Alliance seeks to contract with a qualified conference coordinator beginning approximately December 14, 2022, to execute a successful conference held virtually and in person during the week of June 7 to 9, 2023. A successful candidate (or organization) will be detail oriented, organized, maintain and develop relationships, and be motivated to execute a successful conference. Part of the preparation includes attending or calling into conference planning meetings bi-monthly, engagement with speakers/presenters, online brochure development, conference registration production in approved software application, and evaluation of all conference sessions. This also includes attending the full virtual conference.
November 22, 2022: Requests for Proposal Closed
December 7, 2022: Applicants Selected (all applicants will be notified)
December 14, 2022 to July 31, 2023: Contract Period
If you have any questions, please contact Jeff Hanley, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2022 PREVENTION WEEK
View all the resources available to help celebrate, share, and educate during PA Prevention Week, May 8-14, 2022!
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 pastop.org for more information.
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Cannabis-related psychosis, addiction, ER visits: For young users, marijuana can be a dangerous game
“Marguerite,” a student in recovery for cannabis use disorder, conceals her identity with an umbrella while posing in a stairway outside the Penn State libraries on the University Park campus. She is getting support for recovery from her addiction through the Penn State Recovery Community. Not long ago when Joseph Garbely, chief medical officer for […]