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Save the Date!
When: October 13th to 16th, 2016
Where: Hyatt Regency Atlanta Perimeter at Villa Christina – Atlanta, Georgia
Date: 29th November 2015
Originating Author: Will Godfrey
Source: the fix: addiction & recovery, straight up: www.thefix.com
Record numbers of reformers gathered in Washington, DC, recently to explore ways to extend their growing influence far beyond drugs.
“I’m Ross Ulbricht’s father,” said the gray-haired man on the stage. “Ross was arrested two years ago and convicted. He was sentenced to double life in prison a few months back and is now appealing his sentence. I’m here as his advocate.”
His story was unusual in that his 31-year-old son, Ross, aka “Dread Pirate Roberts,” founded Silk Road, the pioneering deep-web, drug-dominated marketplace that was shut down by the FBI in October 2013. Devastating prison sentences, on the other hand, have long been normal in the US.
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Give Where Your Heart Lives!
Tuesday, April 21 – Wednesday, April 22, 2015
It’s almost Giving Day!. OC Giving Day is an online giving event that inspires our community to come together with extra-mile giving in support of the exemplary work of local nonprofits.
We are joining the Orange County Community Foundation in an effort to raise $2 million in 30 hours!
Help us receive funding, awards and prizes by donating here on Tuesday, April 21 – Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Please read why you should donate.
Read about event and donate here; Broken No More OC Giving Day.
Date: September 11 – 14
Location: The Double Tree, Tampa Fl
The 2014 GRASP Retreat will be held September 11 to 14, at the Double Tree hotel in Tampa, Florida. Please mark your calendar now. Like 2012, we will again have:
- Thursday: registration and an opening reception.
- Friday-Saturday (9am to 4:00pm): meetings, with lunch provided both days.
- Saturday (evening): group dinner.
The educational meetings will include new and returning speakers specializing in grief and healing and harm reduction. We will also offer training in lifesaving overdose prevention/naloxone administration. And of course we will have experts in advocacy to teach us how to become part of the solution to this epidemic.