Mat-Su’s first Recovery Summit set Aug. 25

Michael Carson, moderator of the Mat-Su Opioid Task Force, said the event ties into September being National Recovery Month and features both speakers and panel discussions in addition to a general sharing of ideas on combatting the national opioid epidemic. He said people in recovery will join efforts to use both voice and personal experiences with a goal of educating and eliminating stigmas associated [with] opioid addiction. Additionally, the summit hopes to increase access to service and fill gaps throughout the continuum of care. Read more here.