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Prevention Starts with All: The Chris Herren Story

Mar 8, 2023

Event Details

On the evening of Wednesday March 8th, 2023, join us at Ann Arbor’s historic Michigan Theater to hear the unforgettable story of a former NBA athlete’s journey to sobriety. In this very personal presentation, Chris Herren will share his recovery story in a brutally honest format, with just a microphone. Make plans now to attend this inspiring presentation, as Chris shares his journey navigating the disease of addiction, the road to recovery and his mission to reach just one person and make a difference. Chris’s talk will be followed by a Q&A with the community. Resources & Narcan will be provided.

Event Schedule

6:00 pm – Doors open
7:00 pm – Event Begins
8:05 pm – Q&A with Chris Herren
8:20 pm – Communities Talk

About Chris Herren

Chris Herren, a basketball legend from Fall River, Mass., was an All-American, broke scoring records and was recruited by the nation’s top colleges. Herren realized his lifelong dream of playing in the NBA when he was drafted by the Denver Nuggets in 1999 and then traded to his hometown team, the Boston Celtics, before losing his career and almost his family to the disease of addiction.

A person in long-term recovery, Chris inspires people to start the conversation on wellness and educate themselves on the disease of addiction. It is his hope that strength will be found in the struggle and communities will come TOGETHER to address the issue of substance use disorder, advocate for effective treatment and embrace the power of recovery.

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