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Recovery Leader is OPEN – The Jewish News

...Today, we focus on empowering an ignored, invisible and silent population — the more than 500,000 people in the Bay Area living in recovery from addiction. We do this work through advocacy and education, via media campaigns and transformative experiences. We want to shatter negative stereotypes that lead to shame, stigma and backlash. Read the story here.
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COR in the New York Times

“People are dying who don’t need to die,” Executive Director of COR, Fay Zenoff said. "If it were safe for more people to say, ‘I’m in recovery,’ I think many more people could say, ‘I need help.’ ” Zenoff was profiled about her personal addiction journey and how public perception of addiction as a moral failing or criminal matter prevents access to treatment. The story describes the Open Recovery movement and how COR is leading a grassroots effort to eliminate the stigma of addiction to change the way people think about and respond to one of the most urgent public health issues of our time. (more…)
Center for Open Recovery
November 4, 2017
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Open Recovery in Marin Magazine

COR Executive Director Fay Zenoff was profiled in the June 2017 issue of Marin Magazine and shared about the burgeoning Open Recovery movement, how public perception of addiction as a moral failing or criminal matter prevents access to treatment, and how COR is leading a grassroots effort to eliminate the stigma of addiction to change the way people think about and respond to one of the most urgent public health issues of our time. (more…)
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Road to Recovery in The Fix

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. (more…)
Road 2 Recovery

Addiction Recovery Festival & 5K in San Francisco

Groundbreaking Event Helps Battle Opioid Overdose Epidemic by Ending the Stigma Associated with Addiction SAN FRANCISCO - March 29, 2017 - PRLog -- Center for Open Recovery (https://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…
COR NewsFrom COR Director

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

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. 
Center for Open Recovery
February 23, 2017
COR NewsFrom COR Director

Women Changing the Status-Quo

Listen to COR executive director, Fay Zenoff, interviewed by Lauren Schiller - host of Inflection Point, the nationally syndicated radio program, focusing on women in positions of power and leadership. Fay discusses the power of Open Recovery and changing the way we think about, discuss and respond to addiction. Listen in here.
Center for Open Recovery
February 8, 2017
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Documentary at M-A on rescuing teens from drug addiction

"Generation Found," a documentary about a community effort to help teenagers recover from drug addiction, will be shown Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Performing Arts Center at Menlo-Atherton High School at 555 Middlefield Road in Atherton. The film begins at 7:15 p.m, preceded by a reception from 6:30 to 7 p.m., and remarks by Fay Zenoff, executive director of the Center for Open Recovery, a San Francisco-based nonprofit working with individuals, families and communities to remove the stigma of addiction. Click here for tickets and to see the trailer. This event is part of M-A's Parent Education Series. Sponsors are D’Anne Burwell, author of "Saving Jake: When Addiction Hits Home"; the Sequoia Healthcare District; and the Sequoia Union High School District.
Center for Open Recovery
November 17, 2016

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