Monthly Archives: September 2018

Sober music festival Recovery Jam in Greenfield Saturday

Organizers of last year’s Recovery Jam, run by The RECOVER Project, from left, lead organizer Amie Hyson, Trudy Willis, Pauline Gensen and director Mary Doherty. Staff file photo

By Melina Bourdeau

Thursday, September 20, 2018

GREENFIELD — For the past 15 years, Recovery Jam, a sober music festival, shows people there is fun in recovery, and celebrates national […]

September 24th, 2018|

BusinessWest’s & Healthcare News’ 2nd Annual Healthcare Heroes to be Honored Oct. 25

BusinessWest’s & Healthcare News’ 2nd Annual Healthcare Heroes to be Honored Oct. 25

SPRINGFIELD — BusinessWest and Healthcare News magazines, the business and healthcare journals covering Western Massachusetts, will honor their 2nd Annual Healthcare Heroes this Thursday, Oct. 25 at the Starting Gate at GreatHorse in Hampden.

The Healthcare Heroes program was created to shed a bright light on the outstanding work […]

September 19th, 2018|

2018 Healthcare Heroes Award for Collaboration in Healthcare

Collaboration In Health/Wellness: The Consortium And The Opioid Task Force

By George O’Brien  September 3, 2018

This Unique Initiative Has a Simple Mission: to Save Lives
Larry Thomas remembers not knowing exactly what to say or how to respond.

He had just been encouraged to apply for a job as a peer coordinator and recovery coach for something called the Recover […]

September 7th, 2018|