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Hinsdale Central to Welcome Former NBA Star Chris Herren

Hinsdale, IL – January 9, 2019 – Hinsdale Central High School has announced that it will welcome former NBA player, substance use disorder survivor, current motivational speaker and founder of the nonprofit Herren Project Chris Herren on Tuesday, January 22 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium. Mr. Herren will speak about substance use disorder, how to advocate for effective treatment and how to embrace the power of recovery. This evening event is open to the community. Mr. Herren will address students during the school day.


Mr. Herren last visited Hinsdale Central during the 2014-2015 school year. Feedback from students and staff indicated that the original presentation was so positive and inspiring that the Hinsdale Central PTO has graciously sponsored this return event to introduce him to a new generation of Hinsdale Central students.