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WBOI Presents: A civil conversation on addiction and recovery in northeast Indiana


This past April, Advancing Voices Of Women hosted Rachel Blakeman, Mary Clare Clark and Courtney Jenkins at Arts United for a conversation about drug addiction in northeast Indiana, what the data tells us about the problem, and recovery services available in our community.

Panelists include:

Rachel Blakeman, director of the Community Research Institute at Purdue University Fort Wayne

MaryClare Clark, CEO of the Allen County Drug & Alcohol Consortium

Courtney Jenkins, coordinator for the Kosciusko County Jail Chemical Addiction Program

Special thanks to AVOW founders Patti Hays, Rachel Tobin-Smith, Marilyn Moran-Townsend and Faith Van Gilder for organizing this event, and special thanks to Luke Holliger for providing audio for this program. Our music is by Mark Waldick, Noah Campodonico, Kurt Roembke, and Hope Arthur. Our production assistants are Meihkai Bowers, Steve Mullaney, Kyle Norbeck, Sydney Wagner, and Jacob Walters.