SPEAKING: A conversation about grief: Drug addiction and loss


Thu, 03/16/2017    
6:00 pm-7:30 pm


Steward School
11600 Gayton Road, Richmond, VA, 23238

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In partnership with Full Circle Grief Center of Richmond VA, Anne Moss Rogers, President of Beacon Tree, will tell her story, speak about how to cope with a stigmatized loss and present strategies of finding yourself again after a devastating loss. We will discuss the shame associated with the disease of addiction as well as the aftermath.

Anne Moss lost her son Charles, 20, to suicide while he was experiencing withdrawal from heroin. He died June 5, 2015 and suffered from depression and anxiety for many years, and addiction the last 5 months of his life.

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grief from a loss from addiction

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AnneMoss Rogers

AnneMoss Rogers is a mental health and suicide education expert, mental health speaker, suicide prevention trainer and consultant. She is author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW. She raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost her younger son, Charles to addiction and suicide on June 5, 2015. She is a motivational speaker who empowers by educating and provides life saving strategies and emotionally healthy coping skills. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now that's the legacy she carries forward in her son's memory. Mental Health Speakers Website.

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