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September Meetup: Innovative Solutions in Addiction and Mental Illness

September 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Come join our group of innovators to share and discuss innovative solutions for addiction and mental illness.
Our speaker will be Erin Barfield, from Shatterproof. She will share with us Shatterproof’s work around policies and tools to guide policymaking, in addition to other activities and social innovations.

Speaker bio:
Erin Barfield is Shatterproof’s Relationship Manager for Boston, and is working to create a community of individuals and organizations aligned with the organization’s mission. Erin has nearly 15 years’ experience managing events, marketing and communications for nonprofit and for-profit companies in Boston.
About Shatterproof:
Shatterproof is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the devastation addiction causes families.
• We work to end the stigma of addiction
• We foster a community of support for families
• We provide families with evidence-based resources for substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery
• We advocate for changes in federal and state policy

Please bring a buddy and spread the word.
For those who can’t be there in person, we will have Google Meet set up to videoconference in. Register to receive the link.

Pamela Bump

Pamela Bump

Pamela Bump is a candidate for the Master of Science in Media Ventures at Boston University. After receiving a B.A. for a dual major in Journalism and Communication Studies from Keene State College in 2014, she became the Web Editor and Social Media Expert at Taste for Life Magazine, an alternative health publication. She then served as Copy Editor at The Keene Sentinel, a daily newspaper in Keene, N.H. While editing daily city news and designing pages for print, she also managed, edited, and contributed to a weekly health section.

As a Media Ventures student with a passion for health journalism, Pamela hopes to use her time at MedTech to expand storytelling skills, while learning about leadership and innovation in the media-startup industry.
Pamela Bump


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