Prevention Education

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.

Our prevention services include:

Awareness Campaigns

We engage in campaigns to raise awareness about drugs, alcohol and tobacco.

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Education Services

We provide free prevention programs to Berks Co. schools and community groups.

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Student Assistance Program

We work with Berks County SAP to identify students struggling with mental health or substance use issues.

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What's Happening


Teen Prevention Coalition
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Young Lungs at Play
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JUULing & Vaping

Berks Co. Vaping Toolkit
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See Our On-Demand Prevention Lessons

We have developed a number of on-demand videos for students, parents and community members.

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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.

Let us help

To request prevention services within Berks County, please call Jaclyn Steed, Prevention Program Manager at (610) 376-8669, Ext. 107 or email Jaclyn at