Press release from the Buncombe County Re-Entry Council:
On Friday, March 22, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Sunrise Community for Recovery and Wellness will be hosting an open house at the Haywood Street Congregation, 297 Haywood Street, downtown Asheville. Sunrise invites the public, behavioral health service providers, and the recovery community to visit the new Sunrise office at the Haywood Street Congregation, learn about Sunrise Community programs and their unique peer-led recovery resources, and connect with community.
As part of the Open House events, Sunrise is hosting a special lunch-and-learn event with Donald McDonald, National Field Director for Faces and Voices of Recovery, which is the nation’s leading recovery advocacy organization. Donald will be speaking about ways that changing how we talk about addiction can help to reduce stigma and ignite hope. Donald will also be sharing information about ways to get involved with the global movement advocating for addiction recovery. For more information on Faces and Voices of Recovery, please vist facesandvoicesofrecovery.org. This lunch-and-learn will provide one Continuing Education Unit for Certified Peer Support Specialists and those seeking peer certification.
The Open House will also feature a raffle for a Self Care Get Away Day, which includes a one-night stay at Aloft Hotel in downtown Asheville, Reiki with Asheville Reiki Connection, and a salt cave experience with Asheville Salt Cave, as well as self-care products.