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Music festival aims to raise awareness of addiction, support for recovery

Music festival aims to raise awareness of addiction, support for recovery

Just minutes before the Addiction and Recovery Awareness Musicfest in Westminster was to begin Saturday, Debbie Sabock of Manchester and friend Laurie Robinson of Westminster were seated front and center. But they weren’t there just for the lineup of rock, rap and acoustic music.

Both were there to support the strides that family members had taken in recovering from heroin.

They were joined by music fans, treatment advocates and professionals, supportive friends and family members, and those in recovery at the inaugural event at the Carroll County Agricultural Center.

Doors opened at 3:30 p.m. at the family-friendly event, giving attendees a chance to look over offerings...

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