“What Every Parent Should Know About the Opioid Crisis and More”
Eric Spofford, the Chief Executive Officer at Granite Recovery Centers, with 10 treatment facilities throughout New Hampshire, will be the featured speaker at “What Every Parent Should Know About the Opioid Crisis and More” hosted by the Greater Attleboro Area Council for Children. The event is intended to provide education and awareness around the current opioid addiction and overdose crisis while showcasing one of New England’s most high-profile and successful recovered addicts.
Eric Spofford is a recovered heroin addict who quit school during the 9th grade and then rose by virtue of his own recovery to become a successful businessman, entrepreneur, recovery advocate, and outspoken critic of the government’s handling of the opioid crisis. Eric owns a number of businesses including one of the largest, privately held addiction treatment centers in the Northeast. As the CEO of Granite Recovery Centers, headquartered in Salem, NH, Eric works tirelessly on the front lines of addiction, helping countless men and women find their way to treatment and ultimately, to a joyful, productive life in recovery. Eric’s personal story, which he will share during this presentation, is one that is at once heart rending, inspirational, and unforgettable. The story of his journey from the mean streets to the C-suite is one not to be missed.