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  • Evening Webinar
    April 20, 2021
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Whether our kids are just starting high school, planning for college, searching for their first job, or struggling to determine their next steps in life, we may find ourselves teetering on the parenthood fence. Are we still their caregiver? Their disciplinarian? Their problem solver? What are our boundaries? Can we see the line between being supportive and loving, and being the rescuer/protector? How does that change once they attend college or leave home?


  • Virtual Day 1
    June 15, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Virtual Day 2
    June 16, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Virtual Day 3
    June 17, 2021
    8:30 am - 2:00 pm

CPA is a member-driven, grassroots organization whose mission is to support prevention professionals in eliminating substance abuse. The 21st Annual Conference will be virtual this year, and prepares professionals to do addiction prevention based on science.


  • Virtual Day 1
    May 17, 2021
    8:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Virtual Day 2
    May 18, 2021
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Virtual Day 3
    May 18, 2021
    8:00 am - 2:00 pm

All education professionals welcome. Perfect for district and school thought-leaders preparing to implement new social & emotional learning (SEL) approaches and prevention programs in the upcoming school year.

The Positive Change Conference is Lancaster County’s community conference on addiction, serving helping professionals, college students, and anyone interested in addiction prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery. Although it’s been an annual event in one form or another since 1991, Compass Mark ran the event from 2012 to 2018, when we began a partnership with Millersville…

Sitting on the Dock

Kids Kamp Continues! Leaders of Future Generations Embrace Change and Practice Resiliency  This year has been filled with unprecedented challenges. At Compass Mark, we value resilience and weave this principle into each of our programs. This summer our Leaders of Future Generation program participants fully lived this value during their week at camp. In lieu…

A shiny copper balance scale rests on wooden boards stained orange, green, blue, red and purple

An old-fashioned balance scale serves as a good metaphor for how we do addiction prevention. When our prevention specialists are out in the community, we’re asked some predictable questions about our work. Q: Are most kids using opioids? A: Definitely not. In both Lebanon & Lancaster Counties, less than 1% of kids have ever tried…

A black and white drawing with bookmarks to color and the headline "Compass Mark's Activity Book"

The Advocacy Team at Compass Mark created a packet containing three lessons with corresponding worksheets for students and families to enjoy at home. The lessons taught on personal strengths, time management, and goal setting. Even the cover page offered a chance to color and cut out your own bookmark! The packets were printed and dispersed…

Four people look out over a valley in the setting (or rising?) sun

When the term “substance abuse” is mentioned, your mind likely goes to Pennsylvania’s much-publicized opioid crisis, but the issues of substance abuse are much broader.  While they receive special attention in October during National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, these issues require attention all year round. That’s why Compass Mark’s dedicated Prevention Specialists work to build…

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…

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