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REGION 3 EVENTS:

August 15-18, 2019: Baltimore, MD National Conference on Addiction Disorders, Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare. Addiction treatment and behavioral healthcare professionals of all types will work together to heal communities and build sustainable and successful treatment organizations. NCAD is a comprehensive conference experience, with dedicated tracks for clinicians of all types, executives managing treatment organizations, and marketing and business development professionals working in the community. Earn CE and ethics credits, network with your peers, and take valuable and actionable education back to your office.

September 7, 2019: Pittsburgh, PA Recovery Lights Up the Night: 5th Annual Night Bike RideMessage Carriers. This event promotes health and wellness for recovery. Ride bikes through the East end of Pittsburgh for National Recovery Month.

September 7, 2019: Richmond, VA 15th Annual Recovery Fest & BBQ Cookoff, McShin Recovery Resource Foundation. This event will have recovery resources, vendors, food, family activities, music, corn hole, speakers, non-profits, and more! ‘Smokin’ Meat… Not Drugs.’

September 8, 2019: Ebensburg, PA – Anthony “Bearcat” Swalligan Memorial Golf OutingAnthony Swalligan Memorial Group. Anthony lost his battle with addiction on February 23rd, 2016. Anthony was passionate about helping others, they hope to do the same and help educate Johnstown Youth about the dangers of addiction.

September 9, 2019: Morgantown, WV Pathways to Recovery: Professional Summit, West Virginia Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors. To full-days and two half-days scheduled with something for everyone and every interest: learning opportunities, renewing old friendships, creating new ones, and rejuvenating your soul in the mountains of West Virginia. Their goal is for people to leave the Summit with a refreshed mind, body, and spirit.

September 14, 2019: Pittburgh, PA Pittsburgh Recovery Walk, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and the Pennsylvania Harm Reduction Coalition. celebrates the many roads to recovery from addiction and all those who have traveled them. It aims to dispel negative stigma associated with being in recovery from addiction and recognize recovery as a positive force in our community.

September 16: Washington, DC National Summit: Leveraging Technology to Improve Access to Addiction Care, National Council for Behavioral Health. This is a free event designed to help attendees leverage and apply technology to increase access and improve outcomes of addiction care. Policymakers, health care providers, industry leaders and individuals with lived experience will offer a comprehensive overview of the telehealth landscape, provider innovations and experiences, and new technologies.

September 26: Richmond, VA Victory for Mental Health 2019, Mental Health America of Virginia. This event will provide a chance to network and to congratulate their advocate champion. Food is provided. They will also kick off two new peer support programs.

September 28: Meadville, PA Road to Recovery 5K Run/Walk, Crawford County Overdose Prevention Coalition. The road to recovery from addiction is rewarding but long! Celebrate with us because recovery is possible!!!

October 2, 2019: Baltimore, MD Maryland’s 31st Annual Suicide Prevention Conference.

October 10, 2019: Mars, PA – Mars Reality Tour 2019-2020Candle Inc. Reality Tour® is a drug awareness and prevention program that takes you into the life experiences of a teen addicted to opioids. It’s a parent/child prevention experience with lasting impact. It provides the foundation for future discussions. Dramatic scenes that depict an arrest and imprisonment, an emergency room overdose, and a funeral. The Reality Tour Includes: 1) Dramatic presentation of choices made and consequences of a teen on drugs; 2) Coping skills to use as a family; and 3) Q & A with youth in recovery.

November 14, 2019: Mars, PA – Mars Reality Tour 2019-2020, Candle Inc. Reality Tour® is a drug awareness and prevention program that takes you into the life experiences of a teen addicted to opioids. It’s a parent/child prevention experience with lasting impact. It provides the foundation for future discussions. Dramatic scenes that depict an arrest and imprisonment, an emergency room overdose, and a funeral. The Reality Tour Includes: 1) Dramatic presentation of choices made and consequences of a teen on drugs; 2) Coping skills to use as a family; and 3) Q & A with youth in recovery.

February 13, 2020: Mars, PA – Mars Reality Tour 2019-2020, Candle Inc. Reality Tour® is a drug awareness and prevention program that takes you into the life experiences of a teen addicted to opioids. It’s a parent/child prevention experience with lasting impact. It provides the foundation for future discussions. Dramatic scenes that depict an arrest and imprisonment, an emergency room overdose, and a funeral. The Reality Tour Includes: 1) Dramatic presentation of choices made and consequences of a teen on drugs; 2) Coping skills to use as a family; and 3) Q & A with youth in recovery.

March 12, 2020: Mars, PA – Mars Reality Tour 2019-2020, Candle Inc. Reality Tour® is a drug awareness and prevention program that takes you into the life experiences of a teen addicted to opioids. It’s a parent/child prevention experience with lasting impact. It provides the foundation for future discussions. Dramatic scenes that depict an arrest and imprisonment, an emergency room overdose, and a funeral. The Reality Tour Includes: 1) Dramatic presentation of choices made and consequences of a teen on drugs; 2) Coping skills to use as a family; and 3) Q & A with youth in recovery.

April 16, 2020: Mars, PA – Mars Reality Tour 2019-2020, Candle Inc. Reality Tour® is a drug awareness and prevention program that takes you into the life experiences of a teen addicted to opioids. It’s a parent/child prevention experience with lasting impact. It provides the foundation for future discussions. Dramatic scenes that depict an arrest and imprisonment, an emergency room overdose, and a funeral. The Reality Tour Includes: 1) Dramatic presentation of choices made and consequences of a teen on drugs; 2) Coping skills to use as a family; and 3) Q & A with youth in recovery.



 

National Alliance on Mental Health. These walks support organizations that host education programs, facilitate support groups, provide mental health trainings, advocate for access to services, and offer a compassionate place to turn for the millions of Americans living with mental illness.

October 5, 2019: Glen Allen, VA – NAMIWalks Virginia. This walk takes place at Monroeville Community Park West. Check in starts at 10am.

October 6, 2019: Monroeville, PA – NAMIWalks Keystone. This walk takes place at Monroeville Community Park West. Check in starts at 9am.


OUT OF THE DARKNESS COMMUNITY WALKS

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. These events raise awareness and funds for suicide prevention to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.

DELAWARE:

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:

November 2, 2019: Washington, DC Washington DC Walk 

MARYLAND:

September 7, 2019: Woodbine, MD – Carroll County Walk

September 14, 2019: Hagerstown, MD – Hagerstown Walk

September 21, 2019: Annapolis, MD – Annapolis Walk

September 22, 2019: Rockville, MD – Montgomery County MD Walk

September 28, 2019: Easton, MD – Mid-Shore Maryland Walk

October 5, 2018: Havre de Grace, MD – Havre de Grace Walk

October 27, 2019: St  Mary’s City, MD – Southern Maryland Walk

PENNSYLVANIA:

August 17, 2019: Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh Walk

September 7, 2019: Harrisburg, PA – Harrisburg Walk

September 15, 2019: Wilkes Barre, PA – Greater Northeast PA Walk

September 21, 2019: Carlisle, PA – Carlisle Walk

September 22, 2019: Lock Haven, PA – Clinton County Walk

October 6, 2019: Philadelphia, PA – Greater Philadelphia Walk

October 6, 2019: Allentown, PA – Greater Lehigh Valley Walk

VIRGINIA:

September 8, 2019: Manassas, VA Manassas Walk

September 14, 2019: Leesburg, VA – Loudoun County Walk

September 28, 2019: Suffolk, VA – Suffolk Walk

October 5, 2019: Lynchburg, VA – Lynchburg Walk

October 5, 2019: Fairfax, VA – Fairfax Walk

October 12, 2019: Stephens City, VA – Stephens City Walk

October 19, 2019: Richmond, VA – Richmond Walk

October 26, 2019: Virginia Beach, VA – Virginia Beach Walk

November 2, 2019: Danville, VA – Danville – South Central Walk

WEST VIRGINIA:

September 21, 2019: Beckley, WV – Raleigh County WV Walk


OUT OF THE DARKNESS CAMPUS WALKS

These events have already taken place in the spring of 2019.

DELAWARE:

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:

MARYLAND:

PENNSYLVANIA:

VIRGINIA:

WEST VIRGINIA:


THE OVERNIGHT WALK

These events are not in Region 3 in 2019. Events will be held in San Francisco on June 8 and Boston on June 22.