Promises Treatment Centers® and The Promises Foundation Honor Recovery Month With 12th Annual Polo in the Palisades Event

The love and support our sponsors have shown for the women and children of Miriam’s House brings tears to my eyes as we work together to break the cycle of addiction and bring children back into the arms of their loving, recovering mothers.

The Promises Foundation is privileged to honor the work of Michelle Heymann, Options for Recovery and Ed Storti on Sept. 9 at the 12th annual Polo in the Palisades event at Will Rogers State Historic Park in Pacific Palisades, California.

The annual fundraiser benefits the work of Miriam’s House, a transitional living home that provides a one-year program of recovery services, parenting and educational opportunities for low-income mothers and their children affected by substance abuse and behavioral health issues. Polo in the Palisades, which will run from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., brings together friends and leaders in the entertainment, business, legal and recovery communities to support Miriam’s House in the reunification of mothers and their children. Peter James Meyers, communication consultant and CEO of the Stand & Deliver Group, will emcee the event.

This year’s honorees are being recognized for their devotion to helping people in need:

  • Michelle Heymann, MA, CADC II, has participated in multiple service positions locally, nationally and internationally and has worked with adolescents and adults over the past 17 years. Heymann says the most rewarding part of her work is “watching the change in people develop. It ignites passion, inspiring others to do the same.”
  • Options for Recovery provides comprehensive substance abuse services, parent education and case management for women with children. Its mission is to empower mothers to implement the change necessary to achieve and maintain a drug-free lifestyle.
  • Ed Storti, CADC II, is an author, lecturer and international intervention specialist known for the Storti Model of Intervention. Since 1976, Storti has led more than 3,500 interventions. He has authored Crisis Intervention: Acting Against Addiction and Heart to Heart: The Honorable Approach to Motivational Intervention. In addition, Storti is a contributing author of Addiction Recovery Tools. “It’s my calling and a privilege — a privilege knowing that maybe I…

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