Motor City Recovery Night - The Phoenix

Event Details

Saturday, January 28th

You're Invited! Join us on Saturday, January 28th for Motor City Recovery Night - a special evening of sober connection, energy and fun with the Detroit Pistons!

Going To Work: Creating a Recovery Friendly Community in Detroit – Pregame Panel
3:00 – 5:00 PM @ Pistons Performance Center | 6201 2nd Ave, Detroit, MI 48202

Facilitated by Bryce The Third, you’ll hear from Larry Johnson, Deborah Garrett, and other special guests on what it looks like to create a recovery-friendly, stigma-free community in Detroit, as well as what it means to each of these individuals to move this work forward. This event will be hosted at the Pistons Performance Center and the panel will officially begin at 4 pm. Light snacks and refreshments will be served.

Get to Know our Special Panel Guests:

Larry Johnson, Brotherhood Against Drugs
Learn more about Larry Johnson

Deborah Garrett (MS, CPRM, CPS), SHAR Academy Detroit


Guest #3 – Announcing Soon!


The Detroit Pistons vs The Houston Rockets Game

6:00 – 10:00 PM @ Little Caesars Arena | 2645 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201

After the panel, head over from the Henry Ford Detroit Pistons Performance Center to Little Caesars Arena to cheer on The Detroit Pistons take on The Houston Rockets in our dedicated sober section! Don’t forget to stop by and see your favorite Phoenix members at our booth on the concourse before gametime at 7 PM.  PLUS, stick around for a post-game free throw and a group photo! Limited tickets are available and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.



Check out last year’s event here

For questions related to this event or if you’re interested in learning more about how to get involved, please contact Bryce Cobb III at


Special thank you to The Pistons for supporting The Phoenix and the movement — a movement that builds on the power of community and belonging to change how we look at recovery and addiction.


Please know, The Phoenix strives to create and maintain safe, supportive and inclusive environments for our programs. Due to the nature of this event being at a sports arena, there is a potential for triggering language, imagery, or situations.