The Power of Prevention: A community Conversation about Substance Abuse
Thursday, May 4th
7:00 - 8:30 pm New Canaan High School, Wagner Room
Suggested Donation: $10/Adults; Teens Free; Light Refreshments
Opening Remarks: Rob Mallozzi III, New Canaan First Selectman
Guest Speaker: Gary Mendell, Founder and CEO, Shatterproof
Mr. Mendell will share the story of losing his son in 2011 to addiction. He spent decades as an entrepreneur in the hotel industry, holds a B.S. in Hotel Administration from Cornell University and an MBA (with distinction) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
PANEL OF EXPERTS:
Jonathan Lowe, Executive Director Clinical Services, Turnbridge
Matt Eakin, Executive Vice President, Mountainside
John Hamilton, CEO, Recovery Network: Event Moderator
Newport Academy, Shatterproof, Bankwell, Aware Recovery, Causeway Collaborative, Clearpoint, Communities 4 Action, Life Solutions of Darien, Lighthouse, Mountainside, New Canaan Coalition, Shana’s House, Silver Hill and Turnbridge
Last year’s event of this type was highly attended, so it’s recommended that you reserve your spot by e-mailing Ram Council President, Joyce Sixsmith, at firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional details, visit www.ramcouncil.org.