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Recovery & Opioid Addiction Rally & Community Forum

September 19, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm


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.


September 19, 2019
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Coburn Park, Skowhegan
219 Water Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976
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