OPERA PROVIDES A VOICE FOR AN EFFECTIVE AND ACCESSIBLE ADDICTION PREVENTION, EDUCATION AND TREATMENT  SYSTEM OF CARE FOR OREGONIANS.

OPERA’s focus on addiction prevention, education and recovery makes a difference in public policy and in the public’s perception about the effectiveness of treatment. 

We envision a society in which alcohol and drug use problems are recognized as a health issue that is both preventable and treatable;  high quality services for prevention and treatment are widely available and prevention and treatment are recognized as specialized fields of expertise.