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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

Ken Ginsburg, MD, MS Ed – Building Resilience

Following up after Dr. Ginsburg's November 2, 2015 visit to Hatboro-Horsham On Monday, November 2, 2015, Dr. Ginsburg addressed an audience of families and community members who learned a great deal about raising children to become resilient, and paving the way for a lifetime of healthy coping skills. The following day, [...]

By | November 3rd, 2015|History|0 Comments

2015 Recovery Walk!

Recovery Walks! People have been walking in Recovery Walks! to support recovery from drug and alcohol addiction disorders during September’s National Recovery Month for 14 years. On September 19, 2015, 25,000 people represented the faces and voices of recovery in Philadelphia and saw PRO-ACT receive the Philadelphia Transformation Award for its work in helping [...]

By | September 19th, 2015|History|0 Comments

Addict 2015

    Pictured above:  Back row - Assistant Director Ian Vosseler, Taylor Hough, Annika Jorgensen, Alexandra Rivers, Dylan Reckner, Riley Hohenstein, Sammy Blackburn, Daniel Mitchell, Dianna Vassallo, Bryan Hagelin, Jake Bookbinder, Chad Moran, and Director Kristin Hannings. Middle row - Sarah Graham, Morgan White, Claire O'Neill, Melanie Dubil, and Zach Cahill. Front row (seated) - Kate Schill, [...]

By | March 21st, 2015|History|0 Comments