Falmouth Commission on Substance Use presents guest speaker: Michael Blanchard on "Fighting For My Life: Finding Recovery and Serenity". Michael is a Photographer, philanthropist, award winning author/writer and owner of the Crossroads Gallery on Matha's Vineyard. Monday, September 19th, 6:30-8:30pm at the Falmouth Public Library, 300 Main Street, Hermann Meeting Room, Falmouth.
Michael's unexpected journey in recovery began after 3 DUI's, a suicide attempt and over three months in a rehab facility to address his escalating battle with alcoholism. Through the lens of his camera and a series of poignant essays in his award winning books "Through a Sober Lens" and "Fighting for My Life", Michael takes the reader on a moving journey from the wreckage of alcoholism to a new life rebuilt on the foundations of sobriety and contribution. He has become a voice of hope and inspiration for thousands of individuals and families impacted by addiction to alcohol and drugs.
All are welcome. Light refreshments will be served. FREE.