Unite to Face Addiction - Michigan

6th Annual Rally and Advocacy Day at the Michigan State Capitol

May 18th, 2023 10:00AM - 4:00 PM

Be the Voice of Change - UFAM Rally 2023 is a great opportunity for those in Michigan to be heard! The UFAM Rally creates Strength in Unity to eliminate stigma, highlight improved access to treatment, support prevention, and promote recovery from addiction through advocacy, education, and outreach.

  • ENGAGE with the dynamic NATIONAL & LOCAL SPEAKERS - representing every aspect of addiction services
  • MEET and CONNECT with individuals and organizations from all over the state by visiting the Community Resource Tent
  • ENJOY the ENTERTAINMENT provided throughout the day!
  • PARTICIPATE in a Naloxone Training
  • RELAX and unwind on the capital lawn and participate in yoga at the Holistic Zen Tent with organizations featuring Alternative Therapies & Nutrition.

National & Local Speakers

Legislative Bullpen (meet your State Legislators)

Over 50 Resource Tables (including Authors/Artists)

Holistic Tent (Yoga, Acupuncture, Reiki Therapy, and much more)

Naloxone Training

A few of the many Speakers & Performers

EMCEE, Mark Lundholm - National Recovery Comedian

Tribal Elder Joseph Sowmick & The Onion Creek Drumming Group

Pam Lynch - Harm Reduction Michigan

Rob Martin - Recovery Advocate

Terry Murray - Big Red Barrel Project

Denise Barney - Clinical Director, Meridian Health Services

Belinda Thurston - Recovery Advocate

Jan Bidwell - Author, psychotherapist, and speaker

Sen. Joe Bellino - Michigan State Senator

Representative - Michigan Opioid Advisory Commission

Kira Binkowski - MSU Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) Student Leader

Ted Zimbo - MSU Recovery Housing Support Specialist

Chris O'Droski - Recovery Rocker

Pat Brennan - Singer-songwriter-keyboardist

Rise Recovery Community Members - Recovery Music

Our mission is to create strength in unity to:

Eliminate addiction stigma, improve access to treatment and support prevention while promoting recovery through advocacy, education, and outreach.

Join us in Uniting to Face Addiction in Michigan!

Unite to Face Addiction Michigan is dedicated to unifying the voices of the millions of Michigan citizens impacted by substance abuse and other disorders.