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…


  • Afternoon Webinar
    July 10, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar will discuss the impact of the opioid epidemic on the vulnerable communities and the role that religious institutions can play as responders to the opioid crisis. The webinar will share how religious institutions can become part of the prevention workforce to prevent and/or reduce the impact of substance use and misuse on vulnerable communities.


  • Session 7
    July 15, 2020
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Session 8
    July 29, 2020
    10:00 am - 10:45 am

Positive Action promotes social-emotional and character skills, resulting in healthy childhood development. The program is based on the philosophy that we feel good about ourselves when we do positive actions. Its Thoughts-Actions-Feelings Circle illustrates how this works in life: our thoughts lead to actions and those actions lead to feelings about ourselves which in turn lead (more…)


  • Session 6
    July 16, 2020
    11:00 am - 11:45 am
  • Session 7
    July 23, 2020
    11:00 am - 11:45 am
  • Session 8
    July 30, 2020
    11:00 am - 11:45 am

We Know BETter is a curriculum aimed to help youth make better, healthier choices on a variety of topics. From how they interact with media, to gaming habits, to learning about how dangerous substances can be and how to refuse them when offered we will touch on issues that are relevant to today’s youth. The facilitator will lead them through tailored lessons that will educate and inform youth so that they make the best choice possible when it comes to healthy brains and bodies! This is listed as an Evidence Informed program.


  • Session 8
    July 28, 2020
    9:00 am - 9:40 am
  • Session 9
    August 11, 2020
    9:00 am - 9:40 am
  • Session 10
    August 18, 2020
    9:00 am - 9:40 am

Lions Quest® is a life skills education program designed to help young people develop positive commitments to their families, schools, peers, and communities and to encourage healthy, drug-free lives. This is recognized as an evidence-informed program.


  • Session 8
    July 28, 2020
    11:00 am - 11:40 am
  • Session 9
    August 11, 2020
    11:00 am - 11:40 am
  • Session 10
    August 18, 2020
    11:00 am - 11:40 am

Lions Quest® is a life skills education program designed to help young people develop positive commitments to their families, schools, peers, and communities and to encourage healthy, drug-free lives. This is recognized as an evidence-informed program.


  • Afternoon Webinar
    June 3, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar will discuss strategies used by the Baltimore City Police Department to shift the attitudes and culture of law enforcement officers from a “criminalization focus” approach to “chronic disease focus “approach when responding to calls for individuals using illicit substances such as opioids.


  • Session 7
    July 15, 2020
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Session 8
    July 29, 2020
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Session 9
    August 12, 2020
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Session 10
    August 19, 2020
    10:00 am - 10:45 am

We Know BETter is a curriculum aimed to help youth make better, healthier choices on a variety of topics. From how they interact with media, to gaming habits, to learning about how dangerous substances can be and how to refuse them when offered we will touch on issues that are relevant to today’s youth.


  • Session 6
    July 16, 2020
    11:00 am - 11:45 am
  • Session 7
    July 23, 2020
    11:00 am - 11:45 am
  • Session 8
    July 30, 2020
    11:00 am - 11:45 am

We Know BETter is a curriculum aimed to help youth make better, healthier choices on a variety of topics. From how they interact with media, to gaming habits, to learning about how dangerous substances can be and how to refuse them when offered we will touch on issues that are relevant to today’s youth.

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