Shatterproof, a national nonprofit dedicated to ending the stigma of addiction, will host an event on Sunday, September 23rd, for the Boston community to rise up against addiction and support family, friends, neighbors and coworkers impacted by the disease.
The Rise Up Against Addiction 5K Walk/Run event will give the community the opportunity to bring the disease of addiction into the light and share inspiring stories of hope and recovery. Participants will unite to engage in several activities geared toward ending the shame associated with substance use disorder, including a 5K walk/run.
Other highlights include:
• The Shatterproof Community Village, which will showcase substance use disorder resources from local organizations
• The Memorial Gallery, featuring photos and stories of lost loved ones
• Celebrate Recovery area, a space to unite with hundreds of others in recovery
• A presentation by local families touched by addiction and leading event sponsors
For more info: https://www.shatterproof5k.org/boston or call 1-800-597-2557
Thursday, January 3
Sunday, December 9