2nd Annual Gala
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beginning September 1, 2019
The 2nd Annual Masquerade Gala to benefit the Opioid Crisis in Brevard will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019 from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Space Coast Convention Center, 301 Tucker Lane, Cocoa, FL 32926
Join us to celebrate the success of our first Peer Recovery Support Specialist Program. Hear the stories of those who have been helped and are on the road to recovery. The 13 interns for the first group of specialists have completed the program and have helped 665 people in our community.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER – Vance Johnson will share his story about addiction
Vance Johnson played in the NFL for more than 10 years, including in three Super Bowls with the Denver Broncos.
As a professional athlete, Johnson experienced success on the highest level while his life off the field was many times at its lowest.
“I started to see how drinking a little bit, taking prescription pills, taking pain pills, that combination I loved it because it allowed me to function,” Johnson said. “I didn’t know how to navigate life. I didn’t know how to navigate relationships. I didn’t how to navigate bad situations.
“When I took drugs, I didn’t care.”