OP ED: Expanding Access to Spirit-Based Drinks Will Negatively Impact Public Health

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 […]


After lengthy planning and searching, the Commonwealth Prevention Alliance is pleased to announce the hiring of their first ever Executive Director. We welcome Jeff Hanley, who will be joining CPA in January 2019. Jeff is no newbie to the world of prevention; after graduating from the University of Mount Union in Ohio, Jeff was employed […]

CPA Executive Director Position

The Executive Director is the key management leader of the Commonwealth Prevention Alliance. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1)Board Governance: Works with board in order […]

Thank You

We would like to take this opportunity to thank Butler County, Chester County, Lawrence County, Mercer County, Montgomery County, Wayne County, Westmoreland County for your support fee. We appreciate your partnering with the Commonwealth Prevention Alliance (CPA) so, together, we can support our prevention practitioners across the Commonwealth. While support from CPA is felt in […]

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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 […]


PA STOP Campaign Goes National

CPA is proud of the PA STOP Opiate Abuse Campaign which began in 2015 with the intention of supplying Single County Authority directors with a strong, consistent, message and pre-approved materials. Since then, the campaign has expanded to a much larger audience. We are very pleased that coalitions, agencies, schools, police departments, legislators, colleges, and […]