Health & Hope: The People’s Overdose Prevention Day
September 23-24, 2022 | Sugaw Creek Recreation Center, Charlotte, NC
With the support of Healthy Blue and Sunrise Community for Recovery and Wellness, Inc., PRISM is partnering with two Charlotte-based non-profits: The Center for Prevention Services and Opt Out, a program under Carolinas CARE Partnership, to present a FREE Family-Friendly event for anyone impacted by or diagnosed with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD), Substance Use Disorder (SUD), including the mental health impacts of these disorders.
Health & Hope is dedicated to providing support, resources, educational training, and initiatives to overcome the stigma associated with Opioid/Substance Use in an open-minded, family-oriented environment.
This event will be presented in Spanish and was specifically developed to speak to the realities of Hispanic and LatinX families and communities.
This event will include:
FREE Health Screenings
FREE Photography – family portraits, headshots, and more!
Inclusive & Informative presentations
And much more!
REGISTER TODAY FOR THIS FREE EVENT!
Friday, September 23 | 6:00 – 7:30 | VIRTUAL
|Marilyn Shannon||Welcome, Introduce Leslie||English|
|Leslie Dill||Welcome, Statistics, Community Partners, Introduce Council Member Marjorie Molina||English|
|Marjorie Molina||Pre-recorded Video||Primarily Spanish, some English|
|Marilyn Shannon||Introduce Ricardo||English|
|Ricardo Torres||His work & Alianza, Introduce Kevin||Spanish|
|Kevin Thomas||Spoken Word, DEI||English|
|Marilyn Shannon||Thank Kevin, Introduce Maria||English|
|Maria Bohorquez||Sharing her story of losing her daughter, lack of resources in her area||Spanish|
|Various Artists||OPEN TIME FOR SHARING|
|Ricardo Torres||Closing Out||Spanish & English|
Saturday, September 24 | 10:00 – 4:00
|10:00 AM||Marilyn, Leslie, and Ricardo||Welcome, Introduce Lorena||English||5-6 minutes|
|10:15 AM||Lorena I Gonzalez||Substance Use and Abuse in Latinx Teens||Spanish||30 minutes|
|10:50 AM||Marilyn Shannon||Introduce Salim & Theresa||English||5 minutes|
|10:55 AM||Salim Uqdah & Theresa E. Viera||Mental Health, Family Law, and Substance Recovery & Supporting Loved Ones in Recovery||English||30 minutes|
|11:30 AM||Leslie Dill||Introduce Daniela and Stefania||English||5 minutes|
|11:35 AM||Daniela Andrade & Stefania Arteaga||ACLU/Documentation||Spanish||30 minutes|
|12:05 PM||LUNCH||Frozen Kups Food Truck featuring frozen treats and more (click for menu)||30 minutes|
|12:35 PM||Marilyn Shannon||Introduce Chuck||English||5 minutes|
|12:35: PM||Chuck Manning Sr.||Creating Change in Our Community||English||30 minutes|
|1:10 PM||Leslie Dill||Introduce Ricardo||English||5 minutes|
|1:15 PM||Ricardo Torres & Chary Caraballo||Alianza, Allliance Healthcare, and ways to get involved||Spanish||30 minutes|
|1:50 PM||Leslie Dill||Introducing UNC Charlotte Latina Sorority Panel||English||5 minutes|
|1:55 PM||UNC Charlotte Latina Sorority||Education experience and other stories||Spanish||30 minutes|
|2:15 PM||Mirabel Madrigal Appearance!||Meet Mirabel||60 minutes|
|2:30 PM||Marilyn Shannon||Introduce Alba Sanchez||English||5 minutes|
|2:35 PM||Alba Sanchez||Personal Story||Spanish||30 minutes|
|3:10 PM||Ricardo Torres||Introduce Leslie Dill||English||5 minutes|
|3:15 PM||Leslie Dill & Ariel Talts||LGBTQ+ Topics & Language, Promise Resource Network Overview||English, then Spanish||30 minutes|
|3:45 PM||Ricardo Torres||Farewell||English & Spanish||5 minutes|