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Alameda, California 510-522-1000
FREE FILM FESTIVAL - DOSE OF ACTION Hosted by the Contra Costa County MEDS Coalition and NCAPDA Join us for the screening of short films focused on America's prescription drug/opioid addiction and overdose death epidemic.  A panel discussion and Q&A session with youth, producers and cast members of our featured short films will immediately follow the screening. Why Attend?  Prescription drug and illegal opioid abuse has become a national epidemic and our local communities are feeling the impact. Education is empowering and key to turning this health crisis around. You'll learn what action YOU can take to protect those you care about from developing a substance use disorder or from succumbing to an accidental drug overdose.  IMPORTANT:  Lifesaving FREE Naloxone Training and Overdose Rescue Kit Distribution Following Film Screening Note:  FREE BRENDEN THEATER MOVIE PASSES FOR ALL ATTENDEES! Featured Short Films  Circle of Addiction - A Different Kind of Tears Addiction is the central character in this film.  It illustrates the challenges that those grappling with this disease face but also highlights that there is hope in recovery.  Directed by James Wahlberg, produced by Wahl St. Productions.  Featuring actors Kevin Chapman, Steven Bauer and Bob Wahlberg, among others. Only The Good A glimpse into the life of everyday college student, Jason.  Late for class following a rowdy night, he's confronted by his girlfriend over his increasingly reckless behavior just as his younger sister arrives expecting Jason to help celebrate her 18th birthday in his college setting.  Production and acting by students in Louisiana State University's Screen Arts Program.   Additional VERY Short Films: PSA's by Contra Costa County CourAGE Youth Coalition Contra Costa County Community TV Educational Film Clips  Panel Discussion & Q&A Following Film Screening  Moderator:  April Rovero, Executive Director of the National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse and Chairp
  • Start:March 24, 2019
  • End:March 24, 2019
  • Recurring
  • Where:agave, 1985 Willow Pass Road, Concord, California, United States, 94520
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