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Regional Events Calendar

Regional events
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REGION 3 EVENTS:

March 3-4, 2020: Westminster, MD CCAR Ethical Considerations for Recovery Coaches. This is a 2-day training that addresses many areas including defining the coaching service role and functions, coaching standards, issues of vulnerability, ethical decision making, performance enhancement, and legal issues.

March 7, 2020: New Castle, DE atTacK 5K Addiction Run. Proceeds from the event will benefit atTAcK addiction, a grassroots 501(c)(3) charitable foundation established to assist individuals and families impacted by addiction.

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.

April 25, 2020: Frederick, MD 4th Annual Stomp Out Heroin 5K, The Ranch-Bringing Hope to Maryland. Come help fight substance use as a community by participating in the 4th Annual Stomp out Heroin 5k!! This is a family-friendly event and money will go to help those in need receive the treatment that they so desperately need.

May 9, 2020: Oak Hill, WV A Walk for Hope, Fayette County Substance Abuse Task Force. This event is meant to raise awareness of Fayette County’s drug epidemic. The goal is to recognize community members who are in recovery, those who have lost the battle to addiction, or those who are ready to start their journey into recovery, as well as reduce stigma around substance use disorders. There will be resources available with information on the different programs offered in WV.

June 21, 2020: Columbia, MD SOAR Symposium, Maryland Department of Health. Maryland’s SOAR initiative aims to increase access to the disability income benefit programs administered by the Social Security Administration for eligible adults who are homeless or who are at risk of homelessness and have a mental health condition and/or a co-occurring substance-related disorder.

June 23, 2020: Westminster, MD  24th Annual Risky Business Prevention Conference – On the Rise: Navigating Current Trends for Mental Health, Carroll County Department of Social Services. This conference will discuss vaping, current trends in drug use, child sex trafficking, a survivor’s perspective, and developing compassion resilience.

September _, 2020: Gaithersburg, MD – Race 4 Recovery 5K Run/WalkKnight Foundation. This annual event that is based on providing immediate action to those threatened from addiction and overdose. This run/walk is to promote awareness, break down stigmas associated with addiction, honor those that have been lost, and support those who currently are in the fight. 

September 12, 2020: Richmond, VA 16th 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.’

October 7, 2020: Baltimore, MD 32nd Annual Suicide Prevention Conference, Maryland Department of Health. This is held each year on the first Wednesday of October. Topics include trauma, ACE, skills building, suicide risk, suicide prevention, telehealth, minority communities, teens, older adults, and many others.


 

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.

May 2, 2020: Blue Bell, PA – NAMIWalks Greater Philadelphia. This walk takes place at Montgomery County Community College. Check in starts at 8am.

May 2, 2020: Newark, DE – NAMIWalks Delaware. This walk takes place at Glascow Park. Check in starts at 9am.

May 9, 2020: Gaithersburg, MD – NAMIWalks Montgomery County. This walk takes place at RIO Washington Center. Check in starts at 9am.

June 7, 2020: Baltimore, MD – NAMIWalks Maryland. This walk takes place at the Canton Waterfront Park in Baltimore. Check in starts at 1pm.

October 4, 2020: Monroeville, PA – NAMIWalks Keystone. This walk takes place at Monroeville Community Park West. Check in starts at 9am.

October 24, 2020: Richmond, VA – NAMIWalks Virginia. This walk takes place at Stony Point Fashion Park. Check in starts at 9am.


 

 

 

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:

October 18, 2020: Wilmington, DE – Wilmington DE Walk

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:

TBD 

MARYLAND:

September 12, 2020: Woodbine, MD – Carroll County MD Walk

September 20, 2020: Germantown, MD – Montgomery County MD Walk

October 25, 2020: St. Mary’s City, MD – Southern Maryland Walk

PENNSYLVANIA:

April 26, 2020: State College, PA – Centre County Walk

September 12, 2020: Harrisburg, PA – Harrisburg Walk

September 12, 2020: Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh Walk

September 19, 2020: Erie, PA – Erie Walk

September 19, 2020: Carlisle, PA – Carlisle Walk

September 26, 2020: Johnstown, PA – Cambria County Walk

October 4, 2020: Philadelphia, PA – Greater Philadelphia Walk

October 4, 2020: Lewistown, PA – Mifflin-Juniata Walk

VIRGINIA:

September 12, 2020: Virginia Beach, VA – Virginia Beach Walk

September 26, 2020: Suffolk, VA – Suffolk Walk

October 3, 2020: Lynchburg, VA – Lynchburg Walk

October 10, 2020: Stephens City, VA – Stephens City Walk

October 10, 2020: City of Fredericksburg, VA – Greater Fredericksburg Walk

November 7, 2020: Danville, VA – Danville-South Central Walk

WEST VIRGINIA:

September 19, 2020: Princeton, WV – Southern West Virginia Walk

October 17, 2020: Huntington, WV – Huntington WV Walk


OUT OF THE DARKNESS CAMPUS WALKS

DELAWARE:

May 17, 2020: Magnolia, DE – St. Thomas More Academy Campus Walk

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:

April 23, 2020: Washington, D.C. Gallaudet University Campus Walk

MARYLAND:

April 4, 2020: Towson, MD – Towson University Campus Walk

April 4, 2020: Baltimore, MD – Johns Hopkins University Campus Walk

April 25, 2020: Baltimore, MD – UMBC Campus Walk

May 3, 2020: College Park, MD – University of Maryland Campus Walk

PENNSYLVANIA:

March 21, 2020: Waynesburg, PA – Waynesburg University Campus Walk

March 28, 2020: Pittsburgh, PA – Duquesne University Campus Walk

April 4, 2020: Bloomsburg, PA – Bloomsburg University of PA Campus Walk

April 4, 2020: Philadelphia, PA – Holy Family University Campus Walk

April 5, 2020: Schnecksville, PA – Lehigh Carbon Community College Campus Walk

April 18, 2020: Huntingdon Valley, PA – Lower Moreland/Bryn Athyn Campus Walk

April 19, 2020: Scranton, PA – Marywood University Campus Walk

April 19, 2020: Pittsburgh, PA – Chatham University Campus Walk

April 25, 2020: Allentown, PA – Cedar Crest College/DeSales University Campus Walk

April 25, 2020: West Mifflin, PA – Community College of Allegheny County Campus Walk

April 25, 2020: Slippery Rock, PA – Slippery Rock University Campus Walk

April 26, 2020: Kutztown, PA – Kutztown University Campus Walk

VIRGINIA:

March 21, 2020: Winchester, VA – Shenandoah University Campus Walk

March 21, 2020: Blacksburg, VA – Virginia Tech Campus Walk

March 21, 2020: Winchester, VA – University of Virginia Campus Walk

March 28, 2020: Alexandria, VA – West Potomac High School Campus Walk

April 11, 2020: Williamsburg, VA – College of William & Mary Campus Walk

April 19, 2020: Newport News, VA – Christopher Newport University Campus Walk

April 25, 2020: Fairfax, VA – George Mason University Campus Walk

May 2, 2020: Amelia Court House, VA – Amelia Schools Campus Walk

WEST VIRGINIA:

April 18, 2020: Morgantown, WV – West Virginia University Campus Walk


THE OVERNIGHT WALK

June 20-21, 2020: New York City, NY – Overnight Walk