Organization in Niagara helping residents live addiction-free hosting walk-a-thon on Saturday

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An event will be held this weekend to help support homes in Niagara which help men and women overcome addiction.

ARID Homes is hosting its 24th annual Walk-a-thon on Saturday in Welland.

The event is meant to raise awareness, promote discussion, and lessen the stigma surrounding addictions and mental health.

It will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Welland Community Wellness Complex.

ARID operates homes for men and women in recovery in Thorold, Fort Erie and Welland.

Its residential program provides a home-like environment for up to nine months, and access to counsellors and support staff.

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