|Events for: Saturday, February 24, 2018|
|Breaking the Cycle |
|Dates:||Saturday, February 24, 2018|
|Title:||Breaking the Cycle |
|Description:||Free Community Event Focused on Addiction Recovery Education & Awareness
Blueprints for Addiction Recovery, Inc. – an addiction treatment and continuing care provider based in south central Pennsylvania – will be hosting a free community town hall event on 2/24/2018 at the Richland Township Fire Department 1321 Scalp Ave. Johnstown, PA 15904 from 1pm-4pm. This event is the realization of a long-time ambition on the part of the agency’s leadership team, to increase awareness and expand vital treatment and recovery resources across Pennsylvania.
The event in February is one of 15 similar community Town Halls scheduled throughout the state. Discussion Highlights include Addiction & Society: Perspectives on addiction as a chronic treatable illness, not a crime. Addiction & the Family: Insight on the influence of addiction on relationships and family dynamics. Addiction & Recovery: Personal stories of survival of the Opioid Epidemic currently plaguing our communities. There will also be an immersive question and answer session facilitated by the feature speakers and guests.
Dale Kerns, Candidate for U.S. Senate 2018 and Sponsor of the Bill: Addiction is Not a Crime which aims to make treatment more accessible for those charged with non-violent drug related crimes. For more information on Dale... and his campaign please visit www.dalekerns.com
Sean Waltman, WWE LEGEND, X-PAC,
World famous professional wrestler, and a person in longterm recovery. He will be sharing his experience with addiction and recovery.
Dr. Frank A. Kunkel, M.D. is a Board Certified Physician and current Medical Director at Silvermist Recovery Center located north of Pittsburgh. He will be educating us on various levels of addiction treatment and lending his years of experience in the field to our discussion!
“The purpose of our free community town hall tour is to shed light on the fact that addiction is a deadly and terrible disease, but more importantly to illuminate the reality that RECOVERY from addiction is not only possible but very real and very attainable.” Dreisbach says.
For media inquiries, please contact Christopher Dreisbach, CEO, (717) 361-1660, via email at email@example.com, or Ashley Hunter, Community Liaison (215) 436-0482 or firstname.lastname@example.org
|Times:||1:00PM - 4:00PM|