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 […]
PUBLIC NOTICE Grant Consultants Commonwealth Prevention Alliance is seeking bids for a Project Director, Project Evaluator, Research Team, and Media/Advertising Team for the STOP Opiate Abuse Initiative Grant. Please click on the links below for details. Bids must be received by Monday, December 4, 2017 at noon. 1.PUBLIC NOTICE 2.Stop Opiate Abuse Campaign EVALUATOR Request […]
CPA is proud of the PA STOP Opiate Abuse Campaign which began in 2015 with the intention of supplying Single County Authority directors with a strong, consistent, message and pre-approved materials. Since then, the campaign has expanded to a much larger audience. We are very pleased that coalitions, agencies, schools, police departments, legislators, colleges, and […]
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.
There are millions of Americans whose lives have been transformed through recovery and these successes often go unnoticed by the broader population. Now in its 27th year, Recovery Month highlights the achievements of individuals who have reclaimed their lives in long-term recovery and honors the treatment and recovery service providers who make recovery possible. Recovery Month also promotes the message that recovery in all of its forms is possible and encourages citizens to take action to help expand and improve the availability of effective prevention, treatment, and recovery services for those in need.
Sharon Engdahl, Executive Director of the state Mental Wellness Awareness Association (MWAA) and the national American Mental Wellness Association (AMWA) speaks at the Region 3 Meeting.