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. Read the full article here.
Fay Zenoff, Executive Director of Center for Open Recovery, has been featured in The Voices Project, a collection of stories from the many different kinds of people affected by addiction, curated by Ryan Hampton. Ryan Hampton is a recovery advocate and outreach lead for Facing Addiction, a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to ending the addiction crisis in America. In 2016, Ryan revealed his struggle with addiction to heroin and prescription medications, along with his journey in recovery, in an effort to advocate for reform on a national public policy level. He has been called “the guy who is changing the way America looks at addiction” and continues to speak out on behalf of the addiction and recovery community. We are proud to be allied with Ryan and are united in the fight against shame and stigma. Photo by Miles Szanto
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…
Open to Hope is an online community offering inspirational stories of loss, hope and recovery through TV, radio, articles and books. Each episode of Open to Hope TV showcases people who have suffered loss and again found hope. On this episode, Dr. Gloria Horsley, Dr. Heidi Horsley and Alan Pedersen, Executive Director of The Compassionate Friends, talk to COR Executive Director Fay Zenoff and Julia Sachs about the challenges of coping with the deaths of their siblings, Victor, Paul and Kristian. The show closes with Amy Cooper singing ‘In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning,’ a song originally made famous by Frank Sinatra.