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Go Purple for National Recovery Month with Worcester Health

Snow Hill, MD - Join Worcester County and “Go Purple" as part of a National Recovery Month awareness project.

The project is inspired by “Project Purple”, an initiative of The Herren Project, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation established by former NBA basketball player, Chris Herren. Each September, the Worcester County Health Department participates and promotes activities and events to support this recovery effort and mental wellness. Residents are encouraged to show their support by showing up, speaking up, sharing these events, and/or wearing or displaying purple throughout the month of September.


Recovery Month Events:

Soulful Saturday

  • Saturday, September 2nd, 10a.m., Byrd Park (400 Dighton Ave. Snow Hill, MD)

    • Call Yvonne Harris at 443-735-7081 for more information.

Walk 4 Recovery

  • September 9th, 9a.m., Ocean City Boardwalk

Tri-County Goes Purple Kick-off Event

  • September 9th, 6:30p.m, Shorebirds game, Perdue Stadium (6400 Hobbs Rd. Salisbury, MD)

    • Call 443-977-7994 for more information.

Rock for Recovery

  • September 16th, 3-6p.m., Oak Ridge Church (361 Tilghman Rd. Salisbury, MD)

    • Call 410-742-4424 for more information.

Evening of Reflection (Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention)

  • September 22nd, 6-7:30p.m., Public Landing Pier (Public Landing Rd. Snow Hill, MD)

    • Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information and registration.

Ocean City Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention

  • September 23rd, 9a.m., Northside Park (200 125th St. Ocean City, MD)


“I can’t say I know what it’s like to suffer from an addiction but I am responsible for how I treat people and educating myself. Join me in being a part of breaking stigma and creating change.” says Sandy Kerrigan, Behavioral Health Crisis Manager. Worcester Health would like to encourage the public to participate in any of these events.


Worcester Health offers addiction, recovery, and mental health resources throughout the county. To learn more about these services, call 410-632-1100 option 2 or, visit worcesterhealth.org.