This year, the Kay Sheehan Spirit of the Community Award was awarded to the Northampton Recovery Center.
In the three years since opening their doors, Northampton Recovery Center has become a vital regional resource in the fight against addiction and for recovery. They have grown quickly, starting in the basement of Edwards Church before moving to their own space in downtown Northampton that has allowed them to provide more services, longer hours, and increased visitations. Their peer-to-peer counseling and support for individuals, their families, and allies is nothing short of life changing.
The Northampton Recovery Center’s work in our community was recognized at the United Way’s Annual Celebration and Awards event on Thursday, May 30th at Look Park. NRC’s wonderful director Lynn Ferro, accompanied by core members/advisory committee members John Sullivan and Alexis Neubert, accepted the award.
For more photos and a link to the video of the acceptance speech, check out the NRC Facebook page.