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April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


We’re sorry! The Recovery Simulation on April 20 is now full. Please check back for information on future recovery simulations in Berks.

Please note: A Recovery Simulation event is being held by Carbon-Monroe-Pike Drug & Alcohol Commission in Palmerton on May 8 from 9AM-Noon on May 8. Click here to learn more or sign up for that event.


What is a Recovery Simulation?

A Recovery Simulation is an event that helps participants experience and better understand the many challenges faced by those in early recovery from substance use disorder.

How it Works?

  • It is a three-hour event involving about 40 participants
  • Participants are given a “Life Card” representing a person in early recovery.
  • They must then complete all the tasks on the card by visiting tables manned by volunteers.
  • Tasks may include: Appearing in court, meeting with a probation officer, applying for social services, visiting a career center, working odd jobs, borrowing money, relying on public transportation, etc.
  • Following the simulation, participants will have the opportunity to discuss their experiences.

Who Should Attend?

  • Criminal justice and human services professionals
  • Educators and school administrators
  • College students in a related field
  • Legislators and faith-based leaders
  • Anyone wishing to understand the challenges of early recovery

Want to join us?

Please note: We’ve had an overwhelming response to this event and it is now full. Please check back for future events.

For more information please contact Jackie Steed at; (610)376-8669 ext 107.

This event is made possible, in whole or in part, by funds received through the Berks County Opioid Settlement Agreement. 

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April 20
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Easy Does It, Inc
1300 Hilltop Rd
Leesport, PA 19533
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