Working in conjunction with the Dorchester County Narcotics Task Force and George B. Todd Fund Dorchester Goes Purple has scheduled Chris Herren to present at both High Schools and all three middle schools in May of this year. There will also be this one public session.
Chris Herren is a former professional basketball player, a voice on the topic of substance use prevention and a wellness advocate. Since 2009, Chris has spoken to over one million students, athletes and community members, sparking honest discussions on the topics of substance use disorder and wellness. A person in long-term recovery, Chris continues to share his story nationally with a renewed focus on prevention education and challenging audiences to rethink how we look at the disease of addiction – changing the focus from the last day to the first.
Chris will be presenting at the High and Middle Schools during the day and doing one general public presentation on May 14th. There is no charge for admission but you mustregisterto attend.