Addictive behaviors can be prevented by providing consistent information and education that stresses the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle and making proactive decisions to promote wellness.
Visit our Resources for Parents page for information on raising drug-free kids, identifying signs of drug abuse, bullying prevention, talking to your child about drugs and much more.
COCA provides a variety of prevention services that can be tailored to any age group, topic, or setting in Berks County. 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
- Education Services
- Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Information
- Medication Drop Box Program
- Opioid Overdose Prevention
To request prevention services within Berks County, please call Jaclyn Steed, Prevention Program Manager at (610) 376-8669, Ext. 107 or email Jaclyn at JSteed@cocaberks.org.