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…

We’re waving wild Muppet arms here at Compass Mark because Lancaster County’s Extraordinary Give is just days away. Why are we so excited? Every dollar donated to area organizations on Friday, November 20th

Do you know the signs of binge drinking? People who drink enough to be considered “binge drinkers” may catch flak from loved ones, fight too many hangovers, or use alcohol to cope with stress. But what exactly is binge drinking? Drinking alcohol turns into a binge when a man consumes 5+ alcoholic drinks or a…

More than a few adults have complained about the potential impact of video games since Pong first bounced into living rooms in the 1970s. Now one study suggests that teen video gamers who play frequently show brain changes similar to those found in compulsive gamblers.

The “Choking Game,” has become a rising issue effecting youth mainly from ages 9-16. The Choking “Game,” however, is not a game at all, in fact it’s a way that kids can seriously injure themselves or die in an attempt to get a few minutes of lightheadedness. There are different ways to “play” the choking…

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