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For Immediate Release: 4/10/2014
County Hosts Spring Forum Celebrating Art in Recovery

The public is invited to attend a community forum on Thursday, May 8 entitled “Art in Recovery: Integrating Mind, Body and Spirit.” The forum will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Rockville United Church, located at 355 Linthicum Street in Rockville.

Artwork on display at the event will highlight the positive influence and benefit that art has in the addiction recovery process.

Representatives from the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, Peer Wellness & Recovery Services and Peer-2-Peer, along with members of the Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Advisory Council and the Mental Health Advisory Council will be on hand to hear from residents about their suggestions, concerns and questions. Speakers may include residents in recovery from addiction, families confronting substance abuse problems, non-profit organizations, educational organizations or student groups.

For more information, email artrecovery14@gmail.co or call 240-777-4723.

Sign language interpreter services will be provided only upon request with notice as far in advance as possible, but no less than three business days prior to the event. If other aids or services are needed to participate in this activity, call Diane Lininger at 240-777-3317 or email Diane.Lininger@montgomerycountymd.gov.

 

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Release ID: 14-152
Media Contact: Mary Anderson 240-777-6534

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