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First 'Lights of Hope' event in Tucson aims to raise awareness on addiction

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

It's an epidemic destroying many lives right here in our community.

Dozens die from a heroin overdose every year.

Addiction affects entire families, not just the addict.

A mom who knows all too well what it's like to see a loved one struggle with addiction.

Norma Dickey with the group, The Addict's Mom, talks about the lights of hope event coming to Tucson for the first time.

Lights of Hope is a nationwide campaign created by the group "The Addict's Mom." 

Group leaders will light candles to spotlight September as National Recovery Month. 

It's all happening at 6 p.m. at Casas Church on N. La Cholla.

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