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The Council on Chemical Abuse has a team of Prevention Specialists who provide a variety of educational programs to schools and community groups in Berks County. Programs can be tailored to any age group or setting. Prevention services range from single session education to multi-session evidence-based curriculum. All services are provided free of charge.
While we are unable to provide in-person education and training we have developed a number of on-demand videos. We have lessons for students, parents and community members.
We engage in campaigns to raise awareness about drugs, alcohol and tobacco.Learn more
We provide free school and community prevention programs.Learn more
We work with Berks County SAP to identify students struggling with mental health or substance use issues.Learn more
Addictive behaviors can be prevented by providing consistent information and education about the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle and making proactive decisions to promote wellness.
To request prevention services within Berks County, please call Jaclyn Steed, Prevention Program Manager at (610) 376-8669, Ext. 107 or email Jaclyn at JSteed@cocaberks.org.