June 20, 2023
Free Film at AMC: The First Day
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
Free screening of a powerful film about substance use and mental wellness from former professional basketball player Chris Herren. Ages: middle school and older.
We're raising awareness about substance use and mental wellness with a free screening of a powerful film from former professional basketball player Chris Herren.
The First Day addresses some of the most difficult issues facing teens today, offering all of us the opportunity to deepen our understanding and sense of compassion with individuals struggling with substance use disorder and bringing greater awareness to the ever-evolving challenges facing young people today on their journey to adulthood
"The focus oftentimes is about the worst day when it comes to speaking about addiction and not the first day. Kids need to understand how this begins rather than how it ends. Prevention starts on the first day." - Chris Herren
This film is appropriate for people in middle school, high school, college, parents, and adults.