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Highlights from 2022 at COCA
View this year’s Annual Report for our financial information and to find highlights on our projects and programs.
Executive Director Stanley J. Papademetriou has announced his decision to retire in December after 35 years with COCA.
The Council on Chemical Abuse held its first hybrid conference on Nov. 4, 2021.
Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) Secretary Jen Smith recently visited Reading Hospital – Tower Health to highlight the success of the Warm Handoff program.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s press conference at the Berks RISE Center in April, highlighting the state’s Law Enforcement Treatment Initiative program.
After many years at our former location, we are pleased to announce that the COCA offices have moved to a new Reading location.
Over 200 professionals participated online in the 20th Annual COCA Conference in 2020.
A sell-out crowd of over 250 turned out to learn about Addiction & the Family.
RISE opened in September 2019, offering meetings and programs to support recovery.