The Neurobiology of Addiction and Recovery

The Neurobiology of Addiction and Recovery

This lecture summarizes the most current neuroscientific research about addiction - research that explains how the brain constructs pleasurable experiences, what happens when this process goes wrong, and why this can have a dramatic impact in our ability to make proper choices.

Why Can't They Stop

Why Can't They Stop

Our brains are amazing and complex. We'll have a conversation about how substance use can be relatively harmless for some yet for others, can lead to misuse or the disease of addiction.

Conference for Parents with Children in Recovery

Conference for Parents with Children in Recovery

If you have child who is struggling and/or in recovery; come to our first annual Parents in Recovery Conference. The day will consist of four workshops lead by leading therapists in the field.

Lower Merion Students Make Video for Coaches vs. Cancer

Lower Merion Students Make Video for Coaches vs. Cancer

Lower Merion High School continued their fight against cancer by filming a lip dup, to the song "Fireworks" by Katy Perry, encompassing all that is Lower Merion.

Video featured on Action News 6

Video featured on Action News 6

A group of teenagers on the Main Line has found a way to make more of their peers aware of Pennsylvania's Good Samaritan law. They've produced a video on underage drinking and posted it on YouTube.

Teens Speak

Teens Speak

Teens Speak was a Coalition event featuring members of the YAC.  Topics such as drugs and alcohol, peer and romantic relationships, technology, online image and body image were discussed.

Talking Back

Talking Back

The Coalition for Youth of Lower Merion and Narberth's Youth Advisory Council (YAC) members discuss drinking, driving and parents.  The teen panelists represented eight area high schools.

Harriton's Stress Culture

Harriton's Stress Culture

Emily Rush, a senior student at Harriton High School, has written an article about Stress that was the cover story from the first issue of the new Harriton magazine, Think. 

Parent Support Group for Families

Parent Support Group for Families

This support group for families meets each Wednesday from 7:00 to 8:30 at the New Leaf Club. There is no charge, preregistration or pre-approval needed to attend.

"Put the Brakes on Distracted Driving" by the Youth Advisory Council

"Put the Brakes on Distracted Driving" by the Youth Advisory Council

The Coalition's Youth Advisory Council sponsored "Put the Brakes on Distracted Driving." This community event was dedicated to preventing distracted driving. They also made a video worth viewing!

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