Hope Happens Here – Community Conversations on Addiction & Recovery

Traverse City Area Library is hosting a first in series of events to help educate the community about addiction and recovery. This first event will be held on April 25th.


About the Event:

While we are still processing outcomes of the pandemic, data shows that this time has been especially difficult for those struggling with Substance Use Disorder. This event is not only for those that have someone struggling with this disease, but also anyone wanting to educate themselves about the disease of Addiction and the hope of Recovery. Come expecting to learn from people who have been touched by this topic and are working to make a positive difference.

Agenda For the Evening:

  • View – Predator & Prey, a 2018 video created by TC Middle School students in response to losing community members to opioid addiction
  • Listen – to a then-and-now conversation with some of the students who created the video
  • Discuss – local families who have lost loved ones, community law enforcement, medical personnel, and treatment professionals will be on a discussion panel
  • Explore – we’ll have a range of information tables to connect you with resources


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