COR Executive Director Fay Zenoff speaks with Laura Hilgers in the June 2017 issue of Marin Magazine on the burgeoning Open Recovery movement, how public perception of addiction as a moral failing or criminal matter affects access to treatment, and how COR is leading a grassroots effort to eliminate the stigma of addiction and change the way people think about one of the most urgent public health issues of our time.
Road to Recovery SF, COR’s annual celebration of recovery from addiction, was featured in The Fix, one of the foremost publications focusing on addiction and recovery-related breaking news, exclusive interviews, investigative reports and essays, as well as sober lifestyle and cultural resources.
Watch COR Executive Director Fay Zenoff speak with Bay Area Focus on KPIX 5 about the stigma and shame endured by those suffering from addiction or in recovery, and how COR’s Road to Recovery SF aims to change attitudes about addiction and celebrate open recovery as a lifestyle and personal identity.
Groundbreaking Event Helps Battle Opioid Overdose Epidemic by Ending the Stigma Associated with Addiction SAN FRANCISCO – March 29, 2017 – PRLog — Center for Open Recovery (http://openrecoverysf.org/) (COR), announced today that Mackenzie Phillips- actress, singer, New York Times bestselling author, will be speaking at the second annual Road to Recovery SF, on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Crissy Field. Mackenzie Phillips is also a Counselor for festival sponsor Breathe Life Healing Centers. (http://www.breathelifehealingcenters.com/) The half-day event includes family-friendly activities, a 5K walk/run, art, yoga, meditation, music, speakers, refreshments and more. This is a unique invitation to celebrate life in recovery, educate community, shatter stereotypes and raise funds for needed addiction recovery resources in the community. To bring attention to the event and the cause, a provocative ‘This is Recovery’ advertising campaign, featuring Bay Area residents will be running on Muni Busses in SF now through the event. Presented by…