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Please join us for the Recovery Idol Finale held at the Dell Music Center located at 2400 Strawberry Mansion Drive, Philadelphia. This is the finale in the series for 2022. Recovery Idol was founded in 2011 to showcase the talent of persons in recovery. This inspirational event takes place Friday, August 26 from 6-8 pm. St. Francis and St. Joseph Adolescent Treatment Program is partnering with DBHIDS behavioral health to provide free on site mental health screening as well as well as resources to support health and wellness. during this event. Come stop by our table while you enjoy the wonderful performances!

Get to know the finalists:

James Hendricks

James Hendricks is a Philadelphia resident who will be celebrating his 61st birthday on 8.24.2022. James currently works as a Motor Vehicle Operator in Coatesville Pa. James celebrated 18 years clean on 7.23.2022. James likes to dance as well as sing but most importantly James is passionate about his recovery and is willing to give back whenever he can.  

Darron Shanks

Darron currently is a resident of Norristown Pa, and he is 57 years old. Darron is a proud person in long term recovery. Darron celebrates 28 years clean and during 26 of those years, he has been working with recovering addicts. Darron is passionate about his work as he currently serves as the Supervisor of CRS at Valley Forge Medical Center. Darron’s main goal is to help the newcomer.  

Yvette White

Yvette White is a born and raised Philadelphia resident. Yvette was raised in a single parent home with 6 sisters and 2 brothers. Yvette has 4 children, 1 Queen and 3 Kings. Yvette has been clean for 28 years. Yvette was able to obtain a Masters Degree in Social Work, in her recovery process. Yvette has worked with Survivors of Human Trafficking, at two of Philadelphia’s Drug and Alcohol Treatment Sites, a Mental Health treatment site and is currently working with Penn Medicine on their acute psychiatric unit. Yvette is passionate about her recovery and wants to continue helping the new comer as well as maintain her own recovery.


*Philadelphia FIGHT will be hosting screenings and a resource table at this fantastic event.

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