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Recovery & Opioid Addiction Rally & Community Forum
September 19, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree
In celebration of National Recovery Month, Kennebec Behavioral Health and the ROAR (Recovery & Opioid Addiction Resources) team is hosting a Recovery & Opioid Addiction Rally & Community Forum in Skowhegan on Thursday, September 19th. The event will begin at 5:30 PM at Coburn Park with a recovery vigil/walk to the Margaret Chase Smith School at 40 Heselton St. in Skowhegan. Following the walk will be a community forum and panel discussion – Treatment Works and Recovery Can Happen. The panel will feature Gordon Smith, Director of Maine’s Opioid Response program. After the forum, there will be a showing of the movie Heroin(e). This Oscar-nominated film follows three women — a fire chief, a judge and a street missionary — battling West Virginia’s devastating opioid epidemic.
Refreshments will be available to attendees 6:30-7:00 PM at the Margaret Chase Smith School. The ROAR Rally & Community Forum is sponsored and/or supported with appreciation by Redington-Fairview General Hospital, United Way of Mid-Maine, MaineGeneral Health, Somerset Public Health, KVCAP, High Hopes Clubhouse and the Margaret Chase Smith School.