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“Addiction Doesn’t Define Me” – Kathy’s Story

“After 20 years of actively using drugs and experiencing all of the judgment that comes with it – low self-esteem, feelings of being ‘less-than’ – my family led me to seek treatment.” Eleven years after hitting rock bottom, Kristin struggles to express just how much her life has changed for the better since being in recovery.” – Kathy S.

This campaign was created as a collaboration between COCA and the Berks County Opioid Coalition – SOS Berks. View more about this campaign and additional testimonials at

The creation of these testimonials was made possible with funding from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime & Delinquency. Paid for with Pennsylvania taxpayer dollars.

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