Young Adults & Substance Use

Megan shares her story of struggling with addiction in high school, getting help and discovering a better life in recovery.  Licensed Behavioral Health Counselor Jessica Deornellas, LPC speaks about the warning signs of substance use in teens and offers advice for getting young people into treatment.

Medication Assisted Treatment

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Please note: Participants must reside or work in Berks County.

For questions or more information please contact Jennifer Kirlin at the Council on Chemical Abuse: or call (610) 685-4475

Deliverance tells how medication assisted treatment helped her overcome addiction and maintain recovery. Addiction Medicine Specialist William Santoro, MD explains why medication assisted treatment is a crucial tool in battling the disease of addiction.

The creation of these testimonials was made possible with funding from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime & Delinquency. Paid for with Pennsylvania taxpayer dollars.