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Join us for TWO free screenings of

The First Day – A Focus on the Beginning

Film Overview:
Chris Herren, former professional basketball player, author and wellness advocate, has shared his story of recovery with over 1 million people nationwide. The First Day film chronicles this journey revealing Herren’s vulnerability and his profound connections with high school students who, in turn, have shared their stories of struggle and strength. Through the power of storytelling, The First Day addresses issues that school systems, communities and people across the country are impacted by, directly or indirectly, each day including substance use, other harmful behaviors and mental wellness. TheFirstDay.com


Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Anna Maria College
50 Sunset Lane, Paxton, MA

Time: 1pm-3pm
Light refreshments will be served

Hosted by: Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr., Herren Project, Anna Maria College and Molly Bish Center

Wellness Week with Chris Herren
Wellness Week with Chris Herren


Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2020

CCRI – Newport Campus Auditorium
1 John H Chafee Blvd, Newport, RI

Time: Doors open at 6:30pm
Film begins at 7:00pm

Hosted by: Newport County Prevention Coalition, Herren Project and Community College of Rhode Island

Wellness Week with Chris Herren
The First Day Film Chris Herren

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