Sara Gideon Maine's Assistant Majority Leader; To Be Guest Speaker At Opioid/Heroin Education and Awareness Event

AUGUST 26 & 27, 2016 (Both Days Are Free To All) - Stop Overdose - Opioid/Heroin Education and Awareness & "Maine Love Of Recovery Music Festival" - Venue: Clark's Cove Farm 107 Ridge Rd, Walpole, ME 04573.
Special Guest Speaker; Sara Gideon (D-Freeport), Maine Assistant Majority Leader
Special Guest Speaker; Sara Gideon (D-Freeport), Maine Assistant Majority Leader
BANGOR, Maine & PORTLAND, Maine - June 15, 2016 - PRLog -- AUGUST 26 & 27, 2016 - The two events are free to all and open to the public. Why? It's time to bring awareness and education about the current Opioid/Heroin Epidemic. This epidemic is devastating the great state of Maine and the United States as a whole,with hundreds of deaths a day nationwide.

"Recovery is a Process" and Rockers In Recovery® has amassed some epic speakers and some long term in recovery rockers on the topic. This is to help communities know that there is hope and they can find resources.

EDUCATIONAL - It's dedicated to provide the community with addiction prevention and education information to help families, community outreach leaders and anyone who suffers with drug addiction and alcoholism.

The thinking and actions around the RIR Meet & Greets are simple; educate and help people in need. The RIR teams up with addiction professionals that are present at all of the Meet & Greets. The most important point is to provide answers to people seeking help. Learn More

7PM August 26, 2016 - Stop Overdose - Opioid/Heroin Education and Awareness Event ;
Clark's Cove Farm 107 Ridge Rd, Walpole, ME 04573

Special Guest Speaker; Sara Gideon (D-Freeport), Maine Assistant Majority Leader.

Meet & Greet Host; Tim Cheney – Chooper's Foundation

Guest Speakers;

Nicholas Colangelo, Ph.D.
Lyle R. Fried CAP, ICADC,CHC
Mary Ryan Woods, RNC, LADC, MSHS
Trish Colangelo, MA(Family Therapist)
Kathryn DelGuidice,CAC,ICADC,CET
Debbie Falestra,Atlantic Biotech
Lizet Dibernardo, Labs On The Go

Rockers In Recovery® Unplugged will be providing Meet & Greet Entertainment.

Quote by RIR Meet & Greet Guest Speaker; Sara Gideon (D-Freeport);
"The governor keeps saying he wants to address the state's drug epidemic. Comments like the one he made in Bridgton keep Maine from moving forward on this front. If the governor is serious about tackling this crisis, he should stop standing in the way of the Legislature's comprehensive plan and help Mainers desperate for treatment get the care they need." See More


Venue - Clark's Cove Farm 107 Ridge Rd, Walpole, ME 04573

Since 2011 festival attendees can go right to the recovery information tent manned all day with addiction professionals to help everyone. Each RIR Festival has bands and solo acts along with a list of 10 minute addiction professional speakers in between bands. RIR is educating while have fun in a fun loving environment.

Now, decades into recovery from hard-core drug and alcohol addictions, a handful of members from some of the hottest rock bands of the 1970s and '80s are joining forces to prove to musicians and music lovers alike a greater truth: Life after sobriety can still be a rocking good time.

Festival Featuring The RIR Special Guest Rockers;
Band Director - George Massengill on Keys (Chillbillies)
Andy(Babe)Pace on Drums(Gary US Bonds)
Don Taylor on the Sax (Lynyrd Skynyrd Band)
Davis Mitchell on Guitar (Chillbillies)
Daniel Holt on Bass (Johnny B. and The Road Dogs)
More Special Guest Rockers To Be Announced.

Performing Bands:
Selfish Steam
Brian Sances Band
Solo Acts:
John McAndrew
Ceefor Ebrahimi
Jam Alker
More to Be Announced

Quote by Tom Coderre, Senior White House Advisor to SAMHSA (Feb.14, 2015);

"Rockers In Recovery® brings the private treatment sector, addiction education, and the addiction advocacy non-profit sector together in a unique way as no one else is doing anywhere in the United States. What makes RIR unique, the message is all around and through the universal language of music with some great rockers of our day. They combine it with educational speakers and advocacy groups. RIR brings it all together at their community addiction education meet and greets, and addiction awareness and prevention concerts/festivals." See More

The Rockers In Recovery® musicians whom gave of their time freely to support the recovery lifestyle, Paul Wilson of Sobriety Unplugged, George Massengill on Keys (Chillbillies), Andy(Babe)Pace(Gary US Bonds), Basil Bankston(The Platters), Tony Fellows on Lead Guitar (RIR All Star Band Member), Davis Mitchell on Guitar (Chillbillies), Daniel Holt on Bass (Johnny B. and The Road Dogs), Peter Keys of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Don Tyler of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lou Esposito (The Capri's), Simon Kirke (Bad Co.), and Ian Hunter (Mott The Hoople), Michael Des Barres, Marge Raymond (ELO),LaLa Brooks (The Crystals), Gene Cornish (The Rascals), Peppy Castro (Blue Magoo's), David Uosikkinen (The Hooters), Vic Monte (Crush), Ed Walsh (Grateful Road), Michael Mostel(RIR Unplugged), Chris Waddell (RIR Unplugged), Bruce Duncan(RIR Unplugged), Stacey Hampton( RIR Unplugged),Maria Doty(Double Standard),Ceefor Ebrahimi (Ceefor Band), and Tommy Conwell of the Young Rumblers. See More

***ALL FESTIVALS AND EVENTS ARE PAID FOR AND PRODUCED BY Rockers In Recovery Radio and Productions Inc. (and our Recovery Event Partners). Through Recovery Event Partners we can provide free community education and information on help for addiction. ***


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