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The Prince George’s County Drug Policy Coalition recently sponsored a “Voices for Recovery” event, during wich participants shared their experiences about drug recovery.

Featured speakers for the Sept. 29 program — which included Mark Spence, director of Outreach for Oxford House, Thomas Hicks, executive director of H.O.P.E. Wellness & Recovery, and Stanice Anderson, author and drug treatment recovery expert — elaborated on improving drug treatment options in communities.

The event was also attended by Maryland state Delegate Diana Fernnell and community leaders Earl O’Neal (SCEDA), Patricia Randall (National Assn. of Negro Business and Professional Women) and Lennie Moses (Moses Group).

Ebony McMorris, national news correspondent for Reach Media/Radio One, served as mistress of ceremony.

“Be part of a solution and support those needing treatment,” said Valencia Campbell, coalition president. “Let’s celebrate those sharing their stories and making a difference in the community.”

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