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Promoting Recovery, Awareness & Positive Changes In Our Community: A Conversation & Training Presented By Facing Addiction Inc.
Every 4 minutes, someone in the U.S. dies from an overdose or alcohol-related cause – the equivalent of a jumbo jet crashing every day with no survivors.  22 million Americans are suffering  23 million more are in recovery  1 in 3 households are directly impacted    From recovery community organizations to family advocacy groups, prevention and education networks, public health agencies, labor partners, faith leaders and many more: All are needed to work together, to change the conversation & promote real solutions to the addiction crisis.  Facing Addiction Inc. is a national non-profit organization dedicated to unifying the voices of the more than 45 million Americans and their families directly impacted by addiction. Facing Addiction is bringing together the best resources in the field in order to reduce the human and social costs of addiction, every year, until this public health crisis is eliminated.   The organization was launched in 2015, in front of tens of thousands on the National Mall in Washington DC and was co-sponsor of the launch of the U.S. Surgeon General’s seminal report on the addiction crisis in America, in Los Angeles on November 17, 2016.   Earlier this year Facing Addiction chose Fitchburg MA as one of just 15 communities to participate in their Pilot Community Project.   Annapolis, MD - Baton Rouge, LA - Billings, MT - Boise, ID - Chicago, IL - Cumming, GA  - Fitchburg, MA - Martinsburg & Berkeley Springs, WV - New Canaan, CT - Rochester, NY - Safford, AZ - San Diego, CA - Springfield, MO - West Bend, WI - West Linn, OR   Together we are Facing Addiction In Fitchburg And Beyond. All of our activities are Free And Open To Anyone Interested In Promoting Recovery, Awareness &  Positive  Changes In Our Community.   The Facing Addiction Action Plan includes the following action items: ACTION ITEM #1  HUMANIZING ADDICTION FOR BOTH THE AFFLICTED AND THE AFFECTED ACTION ITEM #2  SUFFERING FROM ADDICTION IS NOT A CRIME – REFORMING PUBLIC SAFETY RESPONSES ACTION ITEM #3  DRAMATIC EXPANSION OF PREVENTION, SCREENING AND EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAMS ACTION ITEM #4  PROMOTING MULTIPLE PATHWAYS OF RECOVERY FOR INDIVIDUALS AND THEIR FAMILIES ACTION ITEM #5  MAINSTREAMING ADDICTION HEALTH SERVICES We need your voice to help us shift public perception, tackle stigma and offer real solutions to our nation’s most urgent health crises. Will you Join Us? For More Information Visit Us At:   Facing Addiction In Fitchburg And Beyond To Join Our Mailing List Contact Susan At: FacingAdditionFAB@gmail.com    

When: Oct 19, 2017 3pm in Fitchburg, MA

Amanda Cote

Wednesday Legends Open Mic - Every Wednesday, 9:00-11:30

When: Oct 21, 2017 5pm in Fitchburg, MA

Zen at 11

Zen at 11

Music / Singing - Performance

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Partner's Pub
970 South Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
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Suggested Audiences:College, Adult, Elders


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When: Oct 21, 2017 9pm in Fitchburg, MA

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About Fitchburg, MA
Fitchburg Massachusetts is the second largest city in Worcester County but still manages to maintain its small town flavor. Fitchburg is noted for its hilly topography and its old mills along the Nashua River with its tightly knit neighborhoods that still retain their ethnic identity.

Located just 10 miles from New Hampshire and 50 miles from Boston, the city enjoys excellent access via highway or public transportation to all points.

The paper industry was dominated the history but that has given way to a healthier economic diversification that now includes tool and die makers - machine manufacturers – pharmaceuticals - plastic molders and textile producers.

Cultural assets include the Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg State College and the world famous annual Longsjo Classic Bicycle Race.