Council in the News 2013

February 2013

Newspaper articles:
2/4/2013  Fee for troopers on radar (Reading Eagle)

March 2013

Media Features:
3/6/2013  Berks DA launches year-round medication drop-off program (WFMZ)

Newspaper Articles:
3/8/2013 What’s taken; where to find drop boxes (Reading Eagle)
3/8/2013 Drop boxes in Berks called the prescription for expired medications (Reading Eagle)
3/11/2013 Setting realistic goals the key to keeping New Year’s resolutions (Reading Eagle)

May 2013

Newspaper Articles:
5/23/2013 Youth media initiative holds public presentation (Reading Eagle)

June 2013

Media Features:
6/11/2013 Voting for PSA online film festival underway through July 21 (WFMZ)
6/13/2013 DA Coroner address recent upswing in drug overdoses (WFMZ)
6/14/2013 Community Forum: Problem Gambling – Overcoming the Odds (BCTV)

Newspaper Articles:
6/2/2013  Berks Best Vocational Technical Skills finalists (Reading Eagle)
6/2/2013 Berks Best Mathematics finalists (Reading Eagle)
6/10/2013 Free seminar addressing gambling addiction planned (Reading Eagle)
6/14/2013 Officials warn of death in $20 packets (Reading Eagle)
6/20/2013 Gambling can spiral out of control (Reading Eagle)

August 2013

Media Features:
8/8/2013 Local College Health Centers Wary of Prescribing Adderall (BCTV)
8/12/2013 Prescription drug drop box program expands to Penn State’s Berks campus (69 News)
8/13/2013   Penn State University Berks Campus Joins the Berks County Pharmaceutical Drop Box Program (BCTV)

Newspaper Articles:
8/1/2013 Quitting smoking is the easy part, smokers say; not going back is the difficult part (Reading Eagle)
8/8/2013 League scores baskets for violence prevention (Reading Eagle)
8/13/2013 Berks County drop-box program helps keep medications out of the wrong hands (Reading Eagle)
8/19/2013  Berks A Better place thanks to Medication drop-off boxes (Reading Eagle)

September 2013

Newspaper Articles:
9/13/2013 New Requirements draw mixed reactions from Berks Professionals (Reading Eagle)
9/23/2013  New Camp Joy residence expected to open in January 
9/28/2013  Officials fired up over e-smokes (Reading Eagle)

October 2013

Newspaper Articles:
10/26/2013  Specialist offers prescription for treatment of legal medication addiction (Reading Eagle)

December 2013

Media Features:
12/18/2013  Ex gang member shares story in hopes of helping others (69 News)

Newspaper Articles:
12/6/2013 Documentary, discussion in Reading aim to raise addiction recovery awareness (Reading Eagle)
12/17/2013 Some in counseling are Herd by a Horse (Reading Eagle)
12/18/2013 Authorities aiming to recruit gang busters in Berks County (Reading Eagle)

The Council on Chemical Abuse Drug & Alcohol Updates on BCTV

January 9, 2013 – Stages of Addiction Recovery
May 8, 2013 – Addiction Intervention Services, Special Guest: Janette Nunez
October 9, 2013 – Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Special Guest: Marcia Goodman-Hinnershitz
November 13, 2013 – Gambling Prevention, Special Guests: Mike Reese and Bob Schwartz
December 11, 2013 – Safe and Sober Holiday Season, Special Guest: Sam Albert

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