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10 Facts about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Register your middle or high school student to attend one of our upcoming virtual lessons.
In July, our prevention specialists handed out an estimated 5,000 booklets with prevention info and activities to libraries, summer camps, and other summer programs!
These online trainings were created for people in recovery and their allies.
The Council on Chemical Abuse is currently offering Berks County families FREE medication lock boxes and medication disposal bags. Offer valid while supplies last.
Our brand new COCA Creative Activities for Meaningful Prevention (CAMP) Challenge will provide weekly activities for families through July 27.
The center has provided withdrawal management services to the Berks community for many years and is one of a number of Tower Health closures due to revenue losses.
View the winning entries in our 2020 poster contest on Online Gaming: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly
Students in grades 2-5 are invited to watch a World No Tobacco Day video with engaging activities that teach kids the dangers of tobacco.
Watch a video of the SOS Berks Opioid Crisis Update, recorded on May 13. Learn about ongoing opioid treatment and recovery services in Berks County during COVID-19.
The coronavirus has led to an upheaval in society that has impacted the way people are consuming alcohol.
Treatment for substance use is still available from Berks County providers.
Those with problem gambling behaviors regularly experience social isolation, anxiety, stress, and depression with 20% of individuals expressing suicidal thoughts.
Find a list of available local drug and alcohol treatment providers who are still offering services during COVID-19.
Get links to local support groups that are meeting online during COVID-19.
Find resources for addressing the social and emotional needs of families and educators.
Stay connected with the recovery community with virtual resources!
With the recent closure of Pa. liquor stores, due to the COVID-19 breakout, drug and alcohol professionals worry this may trigger another wave of patients: those with alcohol dependency.
Check this page for updates regarding closures, cancelations and updates related to COVID-19.
COCA Prevention Specialist Teresa Detweiler shares her expertise on vaping.
Local programs and initiatives continue to fight the opioid epidemic in Berks Co.
Pennsylvania continues to be one of the hardest-hit states by the opioid epidemic.
A sell-out crowd of over 250 turned out to learn about Addiction & the Family.
The screenings, which are for parents and other adults, are available at no cost to districts.
RISE opened in September 2019, offering meetings and programs to support recovery.
Data on prescriptions for controlled substances is used for drug abuse prevention and treatment.