BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Come see a sneak peek of “Uprooting Addiction,” a documentary film and discussion that explores the connection between childhood trauma and addiction through personal stories and interviews with experts in the fields of trauma and addiction. This community event will be held at the Rockingham Free Public Library Thursday, Sept. 5, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. A free dinner is included.
Daryl McGraw, a person in recovery, who stars in the documentary, will discuss adverse childhood experiences and the risks and vulnerability for addiction, followed by a Q&A. Information and connections to local resources will be shared as well.
This event is hosted by Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center in partnership with Springfield Turning Point Recovery Center and Greater Falls Connections. Email Laura@greaterfallsconnections.org or call 802-463-9927 ext. 209 for more information
Daryl McGraw has been substance free since 2007. His personal experience overcoming the battles of addiction and incarceration has allowed him to serve as a longtime advocate for persons in recovery experiencing incarceration and reentry. With over 10 years of professional experience in trauma, addiction recovery, and community reintegration, McGraw is viewed as an expert in the field.