Community Events During National Recovery Month

Community Programs Promoting Healthy Youth, Prevention & Recovery
Posted on 09/13/2018
September is National Recovery Month
Check out the programs happening in Natick that work to promote healthy youth, prevention & recovery

Monday, September 17 (Students Only)
NPS Assembly w/Cory Palazzi

Monday, September 17 
Monthly Addiction Resources Center: Celebrating Recovery

Thursday, September 20 from 7–9pm at Natick High School 
What Were You Thinking?”: The Effects of Marijuana on the Adolescent Brain 
(target audience: students, parents, and caregivers - middle and high school)

Marisa Silveri, Ph.D., a nationally acclaimed behavioral neuroscientist at Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital, will present her work on adolescent brain development and the effects of marijuana use on brain function. Important information for parents of all ages!  

Lead Sponsors: Natick Acts, Natick Together for Youth (NTY), Town of Natick, Natick Public Schools, SOAR Natick, SPARK Kindness


Morse Institute Library
The Opioid Project - On Display Through October during Regular Hours
The Opioid Project is an interactive art and storytelling project designed to encourage dialogue and awareness and decrease stigma. All are invited to visit this ongoing exhibit - bring your earbuds and learn about how the epidemic has personally affected members of our community.


Wed, Oct 24 at 7 pm at Natick Community Senior Center
Public Forum on Addressing the Opioid Crisis as a Community
Learn about ongoing efforts in Natick to reduce and prevent opioid and heroin addiction, and ways that every individual can get involved to end it.

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