The Elaine Trumpetto Memorial Fund

Words cannot fully express our gratitude for Elaine's presence in our lives and our community. She never turned away someone in need, and was always willing to lend an empathic ear. Her tenacious perseverance was a source of inspiration for many… For this reason, we hope to continue her legacy through our new initiative: The Elaine Trumpetto Memorial Scholarship. Read More

We Remember…

August is Overdose Awareness Month, and September is National Recovery Month. Although recovery is possible, some are not able to find their path to recovery before it’s too late… We […] Read More

Have you seen us lately?

If you have not seen any posts from CAPE or any info about our events on your Facebook feed in a while, it’s likely because of new changes Facebook has […] Read More

In Memory of Elaine Trumpetto

It is with great sadness that we share the news of Elaine’s passing… Many of us have had the honor of knowing Elaine and have been on the receiving end […] Read More

About Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders…

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), drug addiction is classified as a mental illness. Addiction changes the brain in fundamental ways, disturbing a person’s normal hierarchy of […] Read More


Submitted by Crissy Groenewegen, M.S. CAPE’s Community Prevention Educator April is Alcohol Awareness Month. During this time prevention agencies and prevention educators across the country produce campaigns that provide statistics, […] Read More

Vaping & COVID-19

Is There a Link Between Vaping and Coronavirus (COVID-19)? A lot of people are asking this very question… We already know there is conclusive evidence that traditional cigarette smoking increases […] Read More

Tips for a Safe Prom & High-School Graduation Season

  Help keep your teen safe and make this season one to remember for all the right reasons…   1. SET CURFEWS Teen car crashes and deaths increase exponentially late […] Read More

It’s not pestering… It’s parenting

Every day it seems that we hear about kids using a new drug, such as K2, Molly, or Bath Salts.  Although the drugs change over time, alcohol is still the […] Read More

Serving Alcohol to Teens: Unsafe, Illegal, and Irresponsible

  The legal drinking age protects kids. Did you know that since laws established 21 as the minimum drinking age, the likelihood that a 15-20 year old driver will be […] Read More

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