David Sheff, New York Times #1 best seller author of Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction, will speak at the Barnesville High School on March 27th. Event is free and open to the community.
5-8 PM- Recovery Resource Fair – High School Lobby.
5:30-6:15 PM- Panel Discussion- Community Representatives Discussing Addiction, Challenges and Resources in Our Communities
6:30-7:30 PM- David Sheff – Onstage Conversation regarding addiction and his role as a father, reporter and advocate. Followed by questions and answers with audience.
7:30 PM- Book Signing
Attendees may participate in all or portions of the program. David and Nic Sheff’s books will be available for purchase courtesy of Books A Million and David Sheff will be available to sign books.
Co-Sponsored by Barnesville Hospital through the Rural Communities Opioid Response Planning grant and the Mental Health and Recovery Board Serving Belmont, Harrison and Monroe Counties.
“David Sheff knows addiction as no parent would ever want. Through it all, he’s tapped into a unique ability to convey the pain, wisdom and love that he’s experienced through many turbulent years with his son Nic. As a journalist, father and clear-eyed chronicler of addiction, David is without peer.” – Sanjay Gupta, MD, Chief Medical Correspondent, CNN