Map of city with people and trees. Text says, Positive Change Virtual Conference. 2023 Rebuilding Connection: Creating Resilience. March 22 & 23, 2023.

Thank you to our speakers, attendees, sponsors, volunteers, and planning committee for an outstanding event!

The goal of this collaborative event on March 22 & 23, 2023 was to offer practical, immediately applicable tools, as well as inspiration and encouragement, to those working in helping professions where addiction is present. This year’s theme, Rebuilding Connection: Creating Resilience, focused on evidence-based public health programs and practices that directly relate to addiction prevention, treatment or recovery.

This event was presented by Compass Mark, Millersville University, and the Lancaster County Drug & Alcohol Commission with planning assistance from Mountain Laurel Recovery Center and SHHARP Counseling.


This event (two days) was approved for:

  • Act 48 credits- six (6)
  • Social Work CEUs- six (6)
  • PCB credit hours- six (6)


Inquiries to event co-chairs Deb McCoy or Jessica Weiss-Ford

Our 2023 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

Logo for PerformCare

Gold Sponsor

Logo for WellSpan Health

Silver Sponsors

LOgo for Joining Forces for Prevention

Logo for Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital

Logo for Pure Water Techonology

Bronze Sponsors

Logo for Messiah University Graduate Program in Counseling

Logo for Mountain Laurel Recovery Center

Logo for Naaman Center

Friends of Positive Change Sponsors

logo for the potter's house

Event Presented By

Logos for Compass Mark, the Lancaster County Drug & Alcohol Commission, and Millersville University School of Social Work