Recovery Advocacy Day, set for September 26th, encourages advocates to visit with their state legislators to discuss the importance of providing support and funding to those impacted by the opioid crisis.
The U.S. is in the midst of an epidemic of opiate addiction and overdose. Overdose deaths from prescription painkillers have quadrupled since 1999. Deaths from heroin have tripled in the last five years. Pennsylvania has a higher overdose rate than most states. CPA realizes immediate action needs to be taken to prevent opiate abuse. Visit pastop.org for more information.
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At our January Region 3 meeting, Dr. Jordan Lewis gave a presentation on “Stress and the Teen Brain: Implications for Health and Opportunities for Intervention.” She explained the physiology of the stress response, the negative impact of stress on the adolescent brain, and the body’s response to stressors. Jordan received her doctorate in Neuroscience […]