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March 2018 Events

HEALTH FAIR: “Spirit of Hope” event
Monday, March 12, 2018
7 – 9 p.m.
St. Ignatius Church
2810 St. Albans Drive, Sinking Spring, PA 19608

Come say hello to Paige at the “Spirit of Hope” event held at St. Ignatius Church. This event is being organized by the Parish Addiction Ministry Team. Stay tuned for more information!

Thursday, March 15, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
McGlinn Conference Center
460 St. Bernardine Street, Reading, PA 19607
Trainer: Gregory A. Krausz, MA, CAC
Fee: $10

This course provides clinicians with current knowledge regarding the most common infectious and communicable diseases and modes of transmission. Protective measures will also be covered. CLICK HERE to learn more and to register today for this 4-hour training.

EVENT: “Too Much to Lose… Gambling is Risky!” Problem Gambling Community Event
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
6 – 8:30 p.m.
GoggleWorks Center for the Arts
201 Washington St, Reading, PA 19601

Do you have questions about problem gambling? COCA invites you to attend an evening to learn more about problem gambling and the resources available in Berks. This event also includes ana rt reception showcasing posters created by Reading students who have received education from the Council on Chemical Abuse about Problem Gambling. CLICK HERE to view the flyer and get more information about this community event.

TRAINING: Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS)
March – May 2018
Easy Does It, Inc.
1300 Hilltop Road, Leesport, PA 19533

The Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) credential is for individuals in recovery who have been trained to help others move into and through the recovery process. Please contact Dani Keener,
(610) 898-7910, dkeener@ediinc.org Or Keith Stoudt, (610) 898-7906, kstoudt@ediinc.org for more information about this training. CLICK HERE to view the schedule. CLICK HERE to view the flyer.

April 2018 Events

EVENT: A Community Presentation
Thursday, April 12, 2018
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Hamburg Borough Hall
61 North 3rd Street, Hamburg, PA 19526

Join the Berks Opioid Coalition for a community presentation about the opioid crisis. CLICK HERE to view more about this upcoming event!

EVENT: Time to Talk
Thursday, April 26, 2018
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
West Reading Fire Department
223 Playground Dr., West Reading, PA 19611

Join us, along with State Representative Mark Rozzi’s office for this parent program in West Reading! “Time to Talk” is a program designed to give parents the skills needed to start the conversation with the children in their lives about drugs and alcohol, as well as how to intervene if there is a concern. CLICK HERE to view more about this upcoming event!

Would you like the Council on Chemical Abuse to be present at your upcoming community event or health fair? Contact us! (610) 376-8669