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Celebrating Recovery During COVID: Artists Share Their Stories

September 24, 2020 . 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us on Thursday, September 24, at 2 PM for a very special program as part of National Recovery Month, a unique hour of music and spoken word performances in celebration of the journey of recovery. Performers are:

Amie Hyson serves as a Peer Leader at the RECOVER Project in Greenfield and as a facilitator for the women’s writing workshop, Voice From Inside. Amie is a woman in long-term recovery and will be sharing a piece of original writing.

Ben Miller is an American rock and avant garde guitarist born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and now based in the NYC-metro area. He has formerly been a member of such Detroit/Ann Arbor bands as Sproton Layer, Destroy All Monsters, and non-fiction.

Chris Brokaw is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, drummer and film composer based in Boston.  Chris is perhaps best known for his work as the drummer in CODEINE and the guitarist in COME, who made several albums in the 1990’s for the labels Sub Pop and Matador that are considered landmarks in American independent rock music.

Clint Conley is a post-punk musician and journalist from Boston, Massachusetts, best known as a co-founder, bassist, and vocalist of Mission of Burma, one of the most influential bands of the post-punk era.

Jamie Woods is currently the President of the North Quabbin Recovery Center Advisory Board and a Recovery Coach with GAAMHA. Jamie joined the North Quabbin Recovery Center planning efforts in 2017. He is dedicated to supporting recovery for all in the North Quabbin Region.

Lou Sorrentino celebrating 34 years in recovery and currently works as a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. You can find Lou performing at Cathedral in the Night. and outdoor church in Northampton.

Paul Alves is a Massachusetts State Certified Addictions Recovery Coach, as well as a Nationally Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist through the National Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC). With a positive attitude and contemporary perspective, he believes that all individuals have the ability to recover.

Questions? Email Maile Shoul, Program Manager, Opioid Task Force at [email protected].
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September 24, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Opioid Task Force of Franklin Couny and the North Quabbin Region
(413) 775-7474