Informational Videos

These videos were produced by the Lackawanna Recovery Coalition to help people with substance use disorder and their families learn more about the disease of addiction, treatment and long-term recovery, and using Naloxone (Narcan) to save lives.

Using Narcan To Save Lives

Recovery Resources for Families

People of Substance

In these videos, people in long-term recovery share their amazing stories of hope.

Damian’s Story

Kelly’s Story

Walter’s Story

Patrick’s Story

Katie’s Story

This Week in Recovery

In this Q&A video series, experts discuss topics related to substance use disorder, treatment, recovery, and law enforcement.

How Do I Get Into Treatment for Substance Use Disorder?
With Rene Esgro, Case Management Unit Supervisor
Lackawanna-Susquehanna Office of Drug & Alcohol Programs

Recovery in the Age of COVID-19
With William Stauffer, LSW, CADC, CCS
Executive Director
Pennsylvania Recovery Organization Alliance

What Are the Consequences for Illegal Drug Possession?
With Mark J. Powell, Esq.
Lackawanna County District Attorney

It’s a Disease, Not a Choice
With Richard Silbert, M.D.
Addiction Psychiatry Specialist
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Medication-Assisted Treatment: Facts vs. Myths
With Karen Arscott, M.D.
Doctor of Addiction Medicine