Recovery Day bringing star power to The Forks to celebrate beating addiction

An upcoming event at The Forks is aimed at celebrating recovery from substance use and addiction, and it’s getting some star power to help spread its positive message.Recovery Day, a free event Saturday afternoon, features, among others, guest speaker Mackenzie Phillips – best known for her TV acting roles on One Day at a Time and Orange is the New Black.Phillips, who has a well-documented history of substance abuse, addiction and trauma, said she’s happy to be part of an event that helps reduce the stigma of addiction.“It’s very important, not only to me, but to so many families,” Phillips told 680 CJOB.“So many families struggle with a loved one who is trying to overcome a substance use disorder, and I love being a part of the new wave of people who are happy to recover out loud – to let everybody know there’s a solution.”View link »