Helen Alvillar lost her son to overdose. Vernon Lewis is an overdose prevention coordinator who trains people to use naloxone. Watch their stories and then learn more about how naloxone saves lives.
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Extend your learning Learn about effective ways to address problematic opioid use and overdose. DPA has an action plan that outlines a robust response focused on effective treatment, harm reduction, prevention, and… Read More
This 11-minute DVD showcases the Student Assistance Program in Oakland High School run by UpFront program founder Chuck Ries. As a companion to our publication, "Beyond Zero Tolerance: A Reality-Based Approach to Drug… Read More
Just4Teens is a great tool to use in classrooms or youth groups to initiate an honest and open conversation with young people about the realities of drugs in their lives. The DVD includes a 15 minute video for youth, a… Read More
This DVD offers parents an example of how to conduct their own Safety First workshops within their own PTA, community, or family meetings. The 40-minute DVD includes a brief introduction, a workshop Marsha… Read More
You know alcohol and other drugs are part of the music festival and concert scene – and you know that using them carries both pleasures and risks. We want people to have honest, non-judgmental information about drugs… Read More
Learn about naloxone, a low-cost, non-narcotic drug that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose.
Overdose prevention efforts around the nation demonstrate the immense value and efficacy of a public health and safety approach to the problem of drug misuse in society. Proven strategies are available to reduce the… Read More
List of states with 911 Good Samaritan laws and/or naloxone access policies in place.
In this Drug Policy Alliance Telephone Town Hall, Dr. Carl Hart, Columbia University professor, best-selling author of High Price speaks directly to parents both as a neuroscientist and as the father of three… Read More