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Addiction Recovery Festival & 5K in San Francisco

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Groundbreaking Event Helps Battle Opioid Overdose Epidemic by Ending the Stigma Associated with Addiction SAN FRANCISCO – March 29, 2017 – PRLog — Center for Open Recovery ( (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. ( 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…

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Open to Hope TV: The Intersection Between Sibling Loss, Addiction and Recovery feat. Fay Zenoff

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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 The show closes with Amy Cooper singing ‘In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning,’ a song originally made famous by Frank Sinatra. 

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