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Chris Herren – Changing the Conversation on Substance Use
February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
The Community Fund of Darien welcomes former professional basketball player and wellness advocate, Chris Herren.
The event will start with a 5-minute film introducing Herren and showing highlights of his basketball career and his dream to play in the NBA which began to unravel by making a few bad decisions. From growing up in Fall River, MA to playing Division 1 basketball and in the NBA, he will take the audience on his journey from addiction to sobriety.
Additionally, he will relate his story to the audience addressing themes of gateway drugs, prescription drug use, vaping, the impact of COVID-19 and the responsibility of prevention starting with us all.
To conclude the event Chris will field live questions from the audience.
This program is made possible with the support of the Darien Depot, the Darien Library, the Darien YMCA, Darien Youth Commission, Noroton Presbyterian Church, Silver Hill Hospital, Trinity Church and The YWCA of Darien/Norwalk.