This week Compass Mark received a generous donation from Weis Markets for our Future Generations program.  The contribution will be used to provide educational enrichment and leadership development programming for middle and high-school age youth.  Thank you Weis Markets for investing in the future of our community! Businesses:  Did you know that Compass Mark is…

Do you know how Compass Mark uses the six federal strategies for addiction prevention? December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness Month, the perfect time for you to familiarize yourself with how prevention is done. We’ve Simplified this Balancing Act So You Can Tackle It With Ease Two underage teenagers decide to try alcohol…

What does the word resilience mean to you? Perhaps it brings to mind the image of a rubber band stretched to a breaking point – and then returning quickly back to its normal shape. Or maybe you think of someone who has experienced repeated life challenges and personal loss – but is able to persistently…

Every day, more than 90 Americans die from an opioid overdose. 2.7% of American adults are considered problem gamblers. One in eight American adults is addicted to alcohol. This country is facing the crisis of addiction and we need your help to stop it. The future of our community is in our hands and we’re…

School can be a stressful time. Tests, quizzes, and assignments may feel like a crushing weight on a young person’s shoulders. Study drugs are sometimes seen as an easy fix. According to the Pennsylvania Youth Survey, 10% of Lebanon County 12th graders have tried a prescription stimulant without a doctor’s order. Could your loved one be…

There are a variety of reasons why a young person may begin using alcohol or drugs. While most people don’t actually develop addiction, researchers have identified several major risk factors that may lead to drug or alcohol abuse in teens. Can you recognize them? Think about the children and teens in your life and learn what…

October is a month that raises awareness two important issues: mental health and medicine abuse. It can be tough to start a conversation on such serious issues with your loved ones. Compass Mark can help: our Student Skills for Life program empowers participants to navigate their emotions, which can help improve mental health and avoid…

Thank you so much for coming into my class and teaching us about good and bad choices.  My favorite lesson was about how to choose friends. You were fun! Thank you for teaching me the reasons of why I should not smoke, do drugs or under age drink. The above quotes capture what students love…

Our community is facing a public health crisis unlike anything we’ve ever seen before. Addiction affects every segment of our population: young and old, rich and poor, city dwellers and rural residents. Support of Compass Mark helps us reach those most at risk for addiction and provide them with the skills and resources necessary for…

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