Dose of Action Is a Program of the National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse

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Stop Opioid Silence

Facebook and Partnership for Drug-Free Kids + Center on Addiction – a leading national nonprofit working to transform how the nation addresses addiction – have teamed up to launch Stop Opioid Silence (SOS). More than half of all Americans know someone affected by the opioid crisisand only about one quarter of those with opioid addiction get the treatment they need. This national public awareness campaign aims to inspire individuals with opioid use disorders, as well as their families, to send an SOS and share their stories. It’s time to break the silence around this epidemic and help end the stigma that too often prevents people from speaking up and getting help. Together, we can fight this public health crisis that is killing one of us every 11 minutes.

Join a Local Coalition

Join Our Coalition

Join our coalition and become a member to educate community members, advocate for policy change and other actions that will help prevent prescription drug abuse. 

Engage Public Officials

Advocate by meeting with public officials such as your local community leaders, elected officials, law enforcement, or other stakeholders. 


Help educate our youth and adult community members about prescription drug dangers through classroom presentations, community events, workshops, and speaking engagements. NCAPDA has a repository of evidence based curriculum you can explore.

Start Your Own Awareness Campaign

Members of NCAPDA’s staff are available to counsel and support individuals or groups who want to heighten awareness of prescription drug abuse in their local communities.  Learn more by clicking the button below.

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