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Jun 12, 2017 4:30 pm

Embracing the Consequences

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 Following up after our June 12, 2017 program: "Embracing the Consequences: When unwanted outcomes become part of the solution." We gathered at the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit for a special presentation that addressed the very important "consequences" of having a substance use disorder, and how those consequences might be the much-needed intervention [...]

May 2, 2017 6:30 pm

“Have You Had the Conversation?”

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Following Up On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, we partnered with the North Penn School District to talk with parents about having meaningful conversations with young children in an effort to deter substance use. Thank you for being a part of the Conversation, North Penn! "We got lots of good ideas and mostly confidence [...]

Apr 17, 2017 12:19 pm

Behavioral Health Solutions

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Following Up after the April 17, 2017 event held at the University of Pennsylvania. On Monday, April 17, a one-day research symposium was held, exploring the intersections of substance use and mental health disorders with important public systems. Higher Education  •  Criminal Justice  •  Dentistry  •  Primary Health Public/Private Partnerships  •  Public Health  •  Social [...]

Apr 4, 2017 8:38 pm

From Rx to Heroin 2017

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Following up after our April 4, 2017 presentation: "From Rx to Heroin: Know the risks as health care providers, and as health care consumers." We were pleased to partner for the second time with Jefferson University's College of Pharmacy to provide information and insight about prescription drug misuse and addiction, and the potential path [...]

Mar 23, 2017 2:09 pm

Navigating the Maze of Addiction & Mental Health

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Following Up Navigating the Maze of Addiction & Mental Health Approximately 100 people gathered at the Horsham Township Community Center on Thursday, March 23, 2017. We had an informative and interactive evening that included speaker presentations, a panel discussion, and breakout groups for all participants, which were followed by a Q&A with the panel. [...]

Mar 21, 2017 6:22 pm

Media, Messaging & Youth with Michael Blanche, MSS, LCSW

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Following Up: On this page, you will find many helpful articles and websites that pertain to the March 21, 2017 presentation, "Media, Messaging & Youth" with Michael Blanche, MSS, LCSW. We hope this will be helpful to you, whether you attended the event or did not. If you would like us to include other websites that are [...]

Mar 6, 2017 9:25 pm

“Have You Had the Conversation?”

By | March 6th, 2017|History|0 Comments

Following Up: On Monday, April 6, 2017, we partnered with the Hatboro-Horsham School District to talk with parents about having meaningful conversations with young children in an effort to deter substance use. We hope this will be helpful to you, whether you attended the event or did not. If you are aware of other helpful websites that [...]

Mar 1, 2017 11:00 am

Matt Bellace 2017

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Following up after Matt Bellace's Presentation about Marijuana, the Developing Brain & Behavior. On Tuesday, February 28, Matt Bellace, PhD appeared at the Center for Families in Malvern, PA. We discussed many aspects of marijuana and its impact on young people in particular. Finding a "Better High" in School! Earlier in [...]

Jan 19, 2017 10:56 am

“Screenagers”

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On January 18, 2017, Be a Part of the Conversation partnered with Hatboro-Horsham School District and the Hatboro-Horsham Educational Foundation (HHEF) to present a screening of the documentary, SCREENAGERS An audience made up of parents, students, educators and others attended the screening at Keith Valley Middle School. A Q&A followed, which focused on school policies [...]

Nov 19, 2016 5:00 pm

Regional Response

By | November 19th, 2016|History|0 Comments

Following Up A Regional Response to the Opioid Crisis Approximately 300 people gathered at Temple University's Mitten Hall for an informative and interactive event that included speaker presentations, a panel discussion, and breakout groups for all participants, which were followed by a Q&A with the panel. Approximately 300 people attended the event at [...]