• Morning Webinar
    June 12, 2020
    10:30 am - 11:30 am

Speaker Benjamin Deeb, Certified Recovery Peer Advocate, will present an innovative approach to treating substance use disorder within correctional facilities to increase addiction recovery success.


  • Morning Webinar
    June 11, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

This workshop will examine the DIS-EASE of addiction within not only the person who struggles, but within all of us as well as the importance of community and connection in the recovery process.


  • Morning Webinar
    June 4, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

A person who struggles with addiction is often said to have a “problem’ with the drug of choice. In this webinar, we will explore the reasons why the addiction workforce needs to expand its thinking to consider addiction as a SOLUTION to a DEEPER problem.


  • Day One
    June 23, 2020
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

For the first time, the Dauphin County Department of Drug and Alcohol Services will be providing our members with a NEW and exciting way to learn online and experience our events!

Compass Mark's logo with the tagline "Science-Based Addiction Prevention"

Compass Mark’s mission is to prevent addiction through education, skill-building, and community mobilization.   On Monday, October 7th, Compass Mark hosted two of the original Freedom Writers, Tony Becerra, and Cynthia Ray, to share their stories with our community. The night was filled with messages of inspiration, empowerment, and resiliency. We celebrated both the 20th…

Recovery Month Celebrates Healing and Thriving Imagine having an illness that is often fatal, but can be recovered from—a highly stressful situation. Now imagine the general public not only believes that recovery is impossible but also blames you for having this illness. Beliefs are powerful, and can determine whether an illness is secret or shared;…

Opioid abuse has garnered plenty of attention lately—with good reason. However, it’s also important for the Lancaster and Lebanon communities to stay aware of the risks associated with other drugs, including cocaine.

The Lancaster, PA community gathered to celebrate addiction recovery during the annual Recovery Walk and Rally at Clipper Magazine Stadium on August 28, 2016. The event featured main speaker Tim Stoddard, founder of SoberNation,  a nationwide resource center and online community for those in recovery. Other attendees shared their stories of addiction and recovery as…

What’s in a word? Quite a bit, especially if you’re a person in recovery from an addiction to alcohol or other drugs. A person labeled as a “junkie” may have a harder time maintaining recovery when they feel like they’ve been publicly branded by their fellow community members. Mental Health America, a nonprofit focused on…

How do you turn stigma into law? PA House Representative Bryan Barbin seems to have hit on the solution with three proposed bills that would redirect money from the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement to what he believes are measures to reduce opioid abuse.

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