Upcoming Events

JUNE COCA CalendarSeptember Events: September is National Recovery Month!

EVENT: Berks County Recovery Walk
Saturday, September 21, 2019
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Walk begins and ends at
400 S. 7th Ave. West Reading

Join us for a walk to support recovery from addiction during September’s National Recovery Month. Click for more details.

EVENT: The Anonymous People
Saturday, September 21, 2019
6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
RISE Center
Big Mill Apartments – Ground Floor
702 N. 8th St, Reading, PA 19604

Come see The Anonymous People documentary film at the new RISE Center. This event is free, registration is encouraged. Click for more details.

EVENT: Soberstock
Saturday, September 28, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Easy Does It, Inc.
1300 Hilltop Rd, Leesport, PA
FREE Admission

Soberstock is a yearly free festival to celebrate recovery in our community and to spread awareness of available county services for treatment and recovery of addiction. Click for more details.

October Events:

Lunch & Learn: Teens and Technology
Thursday, October 24, 2019
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
RISE Center
Big Mill Apts – Ground Floor
702 N. 8th St., Reading, PA

Join us for a FREE pizza lunch at the newly opened RISE Center and find out how video games, social media and other technology can have the same effect on the brain as gambling. Click to learn more or register.

Other Upcoming Events

COCA periodically offers Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) trainings. The training is a 10-week program at the end of which participants will be required to take an exam. Those who complete all ten courses and pass the exam will receive a certification that will make them eligible for employment as a Certified Recovery Specialist. Learn more or register.

Save the Date!

2019 Annual Conference – Thursday, November 7, 2019


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


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