September 19, 2022

Starting at 7 pm | Shadows, 176 Rinaldi Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY

September is National Recovery Month!

Help us raise awareness about substance use disorder (addiction) in our community…

Join us for our 11th Annual Starry Night Ceremony, where we honor the lives that have been lost to substance use disorder and celebrate all those who have found their pathway to recovery.

The Council on Addiction Prevention and Education and the Prevention Foundation of the Mid-Hudson Valley have hosted this special event since 2011. Each year we come together to heal as a community and to know that we are not alone. We talk about prevention and the hope of recovery from SUD/addiction and reducing the stigma around this complex brain disease.

This year’s event will be live on the waterfront in Poughkeepsie. Our special candlelight ceremony will be followed by refreshments and conversation at Shadows on the Hudson.
This event is FREE to attend, but please RSVP to give us a headcount for food.

RSVP Today!


Have you lost someone to substance use disorder?

Follow the link below to submit this form and light a virtual candle in honor of your friend, family member, or loved one. Share a photo and write them a message, so we can honor their memory at the event. Please help us spread the word to all those who might wish to honor someone’s life and memory.



Gone but not forgotten

Together we remember and honor all who have lost their lives to substance use disorder (addiction)…



If you can’t join us at the event, you can still submit a loved one to be remembered or make a donation to our cause…

All donations in support of prevention and recovery initiatives in the Dutchess County community can be made to The Prevention Foundation of the Mid-Hudson Valley.


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