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The EASTIE Coalition Welcomes The Opioid Project and Sponsors Other Recovery Events: October 7–18, 2019

Coalition dedicated to preventing youth substance use and decreasing addiction among those already struggling with the disease of addiction

Overview

o A Teen Night on October 10 where youth can explore The Opioid Project exhibit and engage with their peers in a dialogue about the opioid epidemic. 


o The East Boston Community Vigil on October 13 held annually to remember those lost to the disease of addiction, led by EASTIE member Nicole O'Brien of Ruth's Way for Women.

Spokespeople

Joanna Cataldo, EASTIE Director, EBNHC
Nancy Marks, artist and co-founder of The Opioid Project
Dr. Anne Brewster, physician and co-founder of The Opioid Project
State Representative Adrian Madero

About the EASTIE Coalition

EASTIE is a community coalition dedicated to preventing youth substance use and decreasing addiction among those already struggling with the disease of addiction. EASTIE is supported by Massachusetts General Hospital’s Center for Community Health Improvement. To learn more about the upcoming exhibit or the EASTIE Coalition, please call 617-568-6492.





Kelly Gifford
Deputy Director for Public Engagement and Planning
The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston, MA 02210
T: 617-478-3197
kgifford@icaboston.org
www.icaboston.org