SAGE’S ARMY SCREENING OF “TIPPING THE PAIN SCALE”
Please join Sage’s Army for a special screening event of the new documentary, “Tipping The Pain Scale”, at the Greensburg Garden & Civic Center on February 25th, 2022 at 6pm. In addition to a screening of the movie, there will also be a panel discussion immediately following the movie. Our esteemed panelists include: Richard Jones (Executive Director, Sage’s Army, Inc.), Tim Phillips (Director of Westmoreland Overdose Task Force), Dr. Jessica Black (Adjunct Professor, Saint Vincent College), and Tony Marcocci (Westmoreland County Detective). There will also be food & refreshments provided by Mark’s Chocolate, Catering, and Confections before & after the screening.
Tipping The Pain Scale is a Vivifi Films production from award-winning producers of The Anonymous People and Generation Found, Greg Williams & 2-time Emmy award-winning Jeff Reilly, featuring Secretary of Labor, Marty Walsh; NFL Pro Bowl Player, Darren Waller; Spoken Word Artist and Educator, Joseph Green; WA State Representative, Lauren Davis; Community Outreach Volunteer, Roz Pichardo; and Boston Police Officer Josh De La Rosa, with Music from 9-time Grammy-nominated Sia.
Thank you to our sponsors of this event:
White Deer Run Treatment Network, Heritage Health Solutions, Recovery Centers of America, Gateway Rehab, DreamLife Recovery, & St. Joseph Institute for Addiction
Sage’s Army, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Recovery Community Organization located in Greensburg, Pennsylvania with a satellite office in Irwin, Pennsylvania. Our organization was founded in 2012 after the tragic death of Sage Capozzi as a result of a fatal overdose. Our mission is to offer support, guidance, and resources to all people who have been affected by substance use and misuse while also advocating for people who use drugs (PWUD) by facilitating trainings, educating the public, and ending the stigma about PWUD and people in recovery.
Sage’s Army employs a team of Certified Recovery Specialists and Certified Family Recovery Specialists who have specialized training through the Pennsylvania Certification Board and who have lived experience as people who self-identify as a person in recovery and/or a family member of someone who uses/used drugs. With empathy, compassion, experience, and knowledge, our team provides direct one-on-one peer support to PWUD, people in recovery, and their family members by providing support, resources, and a safe recovery environment to enhance the participant’s journey of recovery and wellness.
Our Recovery Center in Greensburg, PA supports multiple pathways of recovery by facilitating and hosting a variety of support groups and meetings, such as, All Recovery Meetings, SMART Recovery Meetings, 12-Step Meetings, Family Support Groups, Religious Based Groups, a Veteran Support Group, and a Life Skills Group. Sage’s Army also provides a 24/7 HelpLine for members of the community that is staffed by volunteers and staff members who provide support, resources, and referrals to treatment providers in the region for all levels of care. Our staff provide educational trainings, attend outreach events, facilitate Naloxone trainings, and advocate for person-first language throughout the region.