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Conversation About Heroin

Following Up A Conversation About Heroin The Hatboro-Horsham Community Addressed Today's Heroin Crisis Participants heard from a very interesting panel of experts, as well as those who have a personal stake in the public health crisis that is overwhelming our nation. Presenters and panelists included: • Kim Rubenstein, Executive Director of Be a Part of [...]

By | November 15th, 2016|History|0 Comments

Today’s Opioid Crisis

Following Up Today's Opioid Crisis  |  November 2, 2016 Thank you to our Community Partner: Trinity Lutheran Church in Lansdale hosted an important conversation about "Today's Opioid Crisis: What can we do as a community?" We had a panel that brought the following perspectives: Powerpoint presentation by Executive Director, Kim [...]

By | November 3rd, 2016|History|0 Comments

Kevin McCauley, MD

Following Up Kevin McCauley, MD  |  Fall 2016 "Why Can't They Just Stop?" Community Event at Immaculata University On October 18, the Great Valley community was treated to a remarkable presentation by Kevin McCauley, MD. A capacity crowd of 250 people gathered at Immaculata University for a fascinating lecture about the science of addiction [...]

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

2016 Spring Brunch Fundraising Event

Gold Event Sponsor Gibson Holden Foundation Bronze Event Sponsors Jamie and Becky Bentley  •  Caron Treatment Centers Joseph & Mary Fenkel  •  Hatboro Federal Savings Horsham Clinic  •  Kessler, Topaz, Meltzer & Check, LLP Charitable Fund Mirmont Treatment Center  •  Katherine & John Mitchell Rehab After Work  •  Laurie & Steve Rosard Steps4Hope  •  Summit [...]

By | May 15th, 2016|History|1 Comment

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

Following Up: On this page, you will find many helpful articles and websites that pertain to the April 20, 2016 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 [...]

By | April 21st, 2016|History|0 Comments

“Have You Had the Conversation?”

Following Up: On Wednesday, April 6, 2016, we partnered with the staff of Pennypack Elementary School and Hatboro-Horsham's K-12 SAP Coordinator, Dawn Tucker. We talked 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 [...]

By | April 6th, 2016|History|0 Comments

Embracing the Consequences

Following up after our February 23,2016 Conversation Forum: "Embracing the Consequences: When unwanted outcomes become part of the solution." Our 5th annual Conversation Forum featured a panel of people in recovery, as well as representatives from a drug court program, probation, and a family member – all who have been impacted by the disease of addiction, and [...]

By | February 23rd, 2016|History|1 Comment

From Rx to Heroin 2016

Following up after our January 25, 2016 presentation: "From Rx to Heroin: Know the risks as health care providers, and as health care consumers." On Monday, January 25, we partnered with Jefferson University's College of Pharmacy to provide information and insight about prescription drug misuse and addiction, and the potential path to heroin. 280 people [...]

By | January 25th, 2016|History|1 Comment

Matt Bellace: Marijuana, the Developing Brain & Behavior

Photography by Lisa Schaffer. Following up after Matt Bellace's Presentation about Marijuana, the Developing Brain & Behavior. On Thursday, January 14, 2016, Matt Bellace, PhD addressed more than 100 participants at the Horsham Community Center. We discussed many aspects of marijuana and its impact on young people in particular. Finding [...]

By | January 14th, 2016|History|0 Comments