SAPCA launches vaping prevention PSAs

The Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Alexandria (SAPCA) recently launched “I don’t vape because…” a social media campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of vaping and inspire youth to stay substance free. The videos were created by high school students involved in the school’s TV production class and highlight some of the reasons youth…

Continue Reading

Register for SAPCA’s December Community Meeting: Highlights of 2020 & Plans for 2021

Join the Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Alexandria on Wednesday, December 16 from 6-7 p.m. for Highlights of 2020 & Plans for 2021, featuring guest speaker Stacey D. Hardy-Chandler, Ph.D., J.D. Dr. Hardy-Chandler will speak about how adults and youth can cope with stress and change during COVID-19. She will also share resources and tools for youth and…

Continue Reading

Strengthening Resiliency and Preventing Suicide During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Conversation with Experts

In recognition of Suicide Prevention Month and Older Virginians Mental Health Month, also in September, the Suicide Prevention Alliance of Northern Virginia (SPAN) will host a virtual event, “Strengthening Resiliency and Preventing Suicide During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Conversation with Experts,” on Tuesday, September 29, 6-7:30 p.m. Speakers at the event include: Dr. Stacey Hardy-Chandler,…

Continue Reading

Alcohol Awareness Month – Digital Outreach

Instead of conducting in person outreach for Alcohol Awareness Month, the Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Alexandria (SAPCA) has worked with our City communications department to create appropriate social media messaging to share on our platforms targeting adults (Twitter: @SAPCA_AlexVA Facebook: @SAPCAlexandria) and targeting teens (Twitter: @AlexTeenLife Instagram: @AlexandriaTeenLife). Content has started to go out…

Continue Reading