AUGUSTA — The Second annual The Addicts Mom event will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Mill Park Pavilion, 1 Water St. and Northern Avenue.

The purpose of the event is to raise awareness and honor those in the addiction community, living and deceased. TAM will be a large presence with moms whose children have been affected by the disease of addiction.

In addition to TAM, The Maine Alliance of Addiction Recovery will be present to provide literature and information about where resources can be found and assistance given for those affected by addictive disorders.

There will be a candlelight vigil and individuals will speak about their experiences dealing with their own addiction and moms will share from their own perspective.

Dr. Michael Dufresne, of Be Well my Friend in Augusta, will be present to share about the issue of addiction from a medical professional standpoint.

If individuals are affected by another’s drug or alcohol use and wish to find support in the Augusta area they can attend meetings such as Naranon or SMART recovery. These meetings are held on Monday and Thursday, respectively.

For more information, contact [email protected] or 413-262-3833.