Rocking Recovery Day 2017 – Thunder Bay

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Rocking Recovery Day 2017 at Marina Park
Rocking Recovery Day 2017 at Marina Park

Rocking Recovery Day 2017 at Marina Park
Rocking Recovery Day 2017 at Marina Park

THUNDER BAY – Rocking Recovery Day in Thunder Bay brought out the community to share stories of recovery from addiction and stories of hope.

Thunder Bay struggles with issues with addiction. The majority of the calls for the Thunder Bay Police Service are “Quality of Life” Calls.

Acting Mayor Joe Virdiramo proclaims September as Recovery Month in Thunder Bay
Acting Mayor Joe Virdiramo proclaims September as Recovery Month in Thunder Bay

The crowd at Rocking Recovery Day heard from acting Mayor Joe Virdiramo proclaim September as “Recovery Month”.

The Naloxone Kit is a key component for dealing with an overdose. You can get a free kit at almost any pharmacy
The Naloxone Kit is a key component for dealing with an overdose. You can get a free kit at almost any pharmacy

There were booths from a number of community organizations offering information and help.

Scott "Ramone" Hobbs playing bass at Rocking Recovery 2017
Scott “Ramone” Hobbs playing bass at Rocking Recovery 2017

The “Ramones” led by Ron Knutski with help from a number of the Ramones.

There were a number of speakers sharing their success stories, as well as a number of musical acts and entertainment.