This free event was held Jan. 10th at the First United methodist Church of Maryville. Celebrate Recovery meets in this same location every Wednesday evening.
Tim Hilton attended yet again this year as the keynote speaker. Hilton was joined by Dr. Curtis Markham, Dr. Kieth bailey, Dr. Monty Burks, and Bill Lee.
Community vendors and resource booths were offered information throughout the day. During the event Narcan kits and training were offered free of cost.
Jan McCoy has organized both "Hijacked" events in hopes of spreading awareness throughout Blount County. McCoy lost her son in 2014 to addiction. Now she dedicates her time to reducing stigma and informing the community. I think it is safe to say her work is paying off! Over 200 people attended this years Hijacked Event.
"It will be, without exaggeration, one of the biggest clearinghouses of information on addiction and recovery in Blount County all year."- The Daily Times
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