Contra Costa County MEDS Coalition educates students and parents throughout the county about opioid and prescription drug misuse. Education is key to preventing drug misuse and overdoses. Contra Costa County MEDS Coalition talks to students and parents about monitoring prescription drug use after an injury, the risks of prescription and illicit drugs, encourages alternative stress and injury management techniques, and empowers them to make their own educated decisions about prescribed and illicit drugs.
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Educate yourself and others about the opioid epidemic and prescription drug misuse using the resources listed below.
Implement opioid and prescription drug education into your own school or class’s curriculum using evidence based curricula. Parents are also encouraged to take education into their own hands and speak with their children about this important issue. Use the curricula below as guidance, or as easily implemented programming.