TOGETHER WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE

This site is intended to connect the community DIRECTLY to CURRENT and ACCESSIBLE tools and resources that will offer immediate assistance and help guide them and/or someone in their lives to understand or manage disease of addiction and the impact on health and wellness.

The individuals and subject matter experts who submit information and present material are dedicated to the continued

service and care for the citizens of Contra Costa County.

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210810 QR Code for Let's Talk Truth_ Addiction and Wellness Toolkit Access Community Surve

Question & Comment Survey LINK HERE

Community: Join A Movement

Being a part of community changes everything.
For those in recovery, currently using, victims, family members or loved ones or folks who just want to get involved.
When you connect with people and the world around you, and sometimes in addition to other support services a live can and will be saved.

Quick Links:

National Overdose Prevention Network: https://nopn.org/california

GET FREE NARCAN

You can have NARCAN mailed directly to your home after answering just a few brief questions. You can use it for yourself, or someone else if you suspect an overdose.

It is better to have it and not need it than need it and not have it.

Narcan can be used without any medical certification or training.

Narcan has no negative effect on someone if they have not taken an opioid.

When in doubt, save a life with NARCAN.

Narcan by mail for FREE: nextdristro.com

Narcan information: https://www.narcan.com/

Narcan use instructions: https://www.narcan.com/patients/how-to-use-narcan

NARCAN® Nasal Spray, the first nasal formulation of naloxone to be FDA approved for the treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose. Designed for use in the community, NARCAN® Nasal Spray is needle-free and ready to use. Please see Indication and Important Safety Information below.

NARCAN® Nasal Spray may counteract the life-threatening effects of an opioid overdose. Since most accidental overdoses occur in a home setting, it was developed for first responders, as well as family, friends, and caregivers—with no medical training required.

  • Needle-free

  • Designed for ease-of-use in the community setting

  • Inhalation not required

  • Requires no specialized training†

Programs and Points of Contacts

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Emily Webb
ewebb@bacr.org

Monument Youth Drug & Alcohol Coalition is committed to changing social norms and policies that contribute to youth access to alcohol and drugs in the Monument Corridor. 

MYDAC is affiliated with the Bay Area Community Resources (BACR) . Check out the BACR website here: https://www.bacr.org/about-us

WEBSITE: https://www.drugfreeconcord.com/about-us

RESOURCE SHEET: Alcohol, Cannabis, Vaping and Drug Prevention MDUSD Comprehensive Online Resource List

Updated 8.31.21

About MYDAC

The Monument Youth Drug & Alcohol Coalition is a group of Concord residents, volunteers, and local organizations committed to changing social norms and policies that contribute to youth access to alcohol and drugs in the Monument Corridor. 

 

Mission

To reduce youth alcohol and other drug use in the Monument Community through community education, policy change, and advocacy.​

Goals

  • To advocate for public policy to address youth access to and misuse of alcohol, marijuana, and prescription drugs.

  • Empower the community by raising awareness about the harms of drug use and promoting healthy coping strategies through education and advocacy.

  • Build and maintain a healthy community by supporting preventive and wellness services, environmental safety, youth development, and mental health.

MYDAC meets on the third Wednesday of January, March, May, July, September, and November.  SUBSCRIBE to join our meetings.

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Danielle Aubin

Patient Navigator - Bay Area Addiction Research & Treatment (BAART) Program

BAART Programs began providing drug treatment services to several hundred heroin users in San Francisco in 1977.

Today, BAART Programs is a multi-site, multi-service organization, with over 40 years of experience providing opioid use disorder treatment and supportive recovery services to patients across the country.

Providing high-quality, patient-focused treatment for addiction to prescription medications and other opiates such as heroin and fentanyl, remains the focus of BAART Programs clinics.

WEBSITE: https://baartprograms.com/baart-antioch/

RESOURCE SHEET: Referral Reference Information HERE

RESOURCE SHEET: Myth Buster - Medication Assisted Treatnent (MAT) HERE

San Francisco / Market St. - 415.863.3883

San Francisco / Turk St. - 415.928.7800

Menlo Park / San Mateo - 650.324.1470

Oakland - 510.533.0800

Richmond - 510.232.0874

Antioch - 925.522.0124

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April Rovero

Founder Contra Costa County Medication Education Disposal & Safety Coalition (MEDS)

National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse Coalition

The Contra Costa County MEDS Coalition is a volunteer-based organization.  We can always use your support! Examples of volunteer support we need: 

  • Social Media Promotion

  • Event Organization and Planning

  • Website Support

  • Tabling at Events

  • Blog Posters

  • Newsletter Support

  • Speakers and Personal Testimony

  • Event Day Support

 

If any of these activities interest you, please let us know by filling out the form below and we will contact you as soon as possible. 

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Contra Costa County MEDS Coalition!
Please fill out the brief form below so that we can see where you could best help us.

WEBSITE: https://cccmedscoalition.org/

Email info@cccmedscoalition.org 

Mailing Address P.O. Box 87, San Ramon, CA 94583