5, Jul, 2015

Marti MacGibbon Keynotes Maryland Mental Health Conference


Marti MacGibbon delivered the keynote speech at the Charles County Freedom Landing’s Wellness and Recovery Center’s Annual Conference in La Waldorf, Maryland, a thriving community just outside Washington, D.C. This year’s conference was entitled, “Many Paths to Wellness.”  Conference participants included individuals who are working on their recovery, family members and service providers involved with mental health, social services and other human services agencies.

In her letter of referral, Executive Director Joyce Abramson commented:

“Marti shared some of her lived experiences with addiction, domestic violence, homelessness and mental illness. More importantly, she shared strategies that can create positive change in anyone’s lives…She is a warm, dynamic speaker who can speak on numerous topics…”

After her keynote, Ms. MacGibbon signed copies of her nationally award-winning memoir, Never Give in to Fear: Laughing All the Way Up from Rock Bottom.

Marti MacGibbon, left, with event planners: Stephanie Burch, center, and Charles County Freedom Landing's Director Joyce Abramson.

Marti MacGibbon, left, with event planners: Stephanie Burch, center, and Charles County Freedom Landing’s Director Joyce Abramson.

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