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Recovery Month - Grand Forks Call to Action

Rally for Recovery & The Anonymous People Film Screening

Post Date:09/11/2017 5:32 PM

Grand Forks, ND – Grand Forks Mayor Michael R. Brown and the Grand Forks City Council, in conjunction with the community Call to Action on Addiction and Substance Use Disorder, have proclaimed September as National Recovery Month.

As such, they and others within the community are raising awareness about recovery and support systems in Grand Forks and working to erase the stigma of addiction and recovery. They would also like to invite the community to attend two upcoming community-wide free events to celebrate recovery and highlight recovery and support services available in the community.

Rally for Recovery: Thursday, September 14th at 5:00 p.m. in Town Square, proceeded by a recovery walk starting at 4:30 p.m. behind the GF County Building. The event offers live music, free food, prizes and resources.

The Anonymous People – Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion: Tuesday, September 19th at the Empire Arts Theater at 7:00 p.m. Screening of The Anonymous People, a documentary about the over 23 million people in America living in long-term recovery of addiction to alcohol and other substances. The film is a ground breaking documentary on addiction and recovery. After the film, there will be a panel discussion from experts in the community of addiction, substance abuse and recovery, as well as booths of additional resources in the front lobby.

For more information, and to follow along with the ongoing progress of the Call to Action efforts, visit www.grandforksgov.com/calltoaction.

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