No amount of alcohol is safe to drink during pregnancy. For FASD Awareness Month in September, we’ve put together some mocktail recipes.
The Council on Chemical Abuse will sponsor the National Red Ribbon Campaign by providing red ribbons and educational programming free upon request to Berks County schools.
For the summer of 2021, the Council on Chemical Abuse provided participating Berks County summer camps, playgrounds and programs with FREE weekly Prevention Adventure Kits.
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.
During April, COCA recognizes Alcohol Awareness Month by working to spread awareness of the dangers of unhealthy alcohol consumption, including underage drinking.
Congratulations to the winners of our 2021 Problem Gambling Awareness Poster Contest inspired by the theme “The House Always Wins.”
The Council on Chemical Abuse is joining NCPG this year in raising awareness about the dangers of buying lottery tickets for children.
The Council on Chemical Abuse is introducing a new Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14. The first cohort is set to begin in February.
The Great American Smoke Out challenges Americans to quit tobacco.
10 Facts about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
A series of 10-minute videos to guide parents in teaching their children valuable prevention 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!
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.
View the winning entries in our 2020 poster contest on Online Gaming: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly
This presentation is chock full of valuable information, such as how big tobacco companies target youth, why flavors trick kids into vaping and more.
COCA Prevention Specialist Teresa Detweiler shares her expertise on vaping.
Did you know that online gaming can lead to gambling?
COCA staff offer fun-filled prevention activities to summer camps, youth groups and other summer programs.
Throughout the summer of 2019, our Prevention Specialists offered a program that focused on kindness.
Tips for parents to help teens enjoy proms and graduations safely.
New research suggests that early alcohol exposure can come back to haunt a person later in life.