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

“When we cannot separate the description of the disorder from the person, you couple those two, and then you have stigma. So, instead of me having something that is challenging for me to overcome, I am the challenge that needs to be overcome by everybody else.” – Michael

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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