On Monday March 3, 2014, Team Medford and Medford High Athletics Department will be hosting a free presentation by Chris Herren titled ‘The Game Has Changed,’ a powerful and moving narrative about Herren’s life with an addiction disorder and his journey to recovery. Herren will be discussing the negative effects drugs and other substances had on his life and his road to recovery. This event is especially geared towards youth and their families residing in the City of Medford.
Chris Herren is a former Denver Nuggets and Boston Celtics player who grew up in Fall River, Massachusetts. Upon graduating from high school, he was introduced to drugs and alcohol and struggled with substance abuse most of his basketball career. Being drug-free and alcohol-free since 2008, Herren travels around the nation sharing his story and how he overcame all of the obstacles that impacted his life.
Details on the Presentation:
Monday March 3rd, 2014
The Chevalier Theater (30 Forest Street, Medford)
Admission: Free to general public
About Team Medford:
Team Medford is an action team of Medford residents who want to prevent and reduce substance use amongst youth and promote healthy eating and physical activity in the City of Medford. Team Medford collaborates with local schools and communities to encourage positive health behaviors throughout the city of Medford.
For more information about the presentation, please contact Team Medford at firstname.lastname@example.org