ABOUT THE FILM:
Chris Herren, former professional basketball player, author and wellness advocate, has shared his story of recovery with over 1 million people nationwide. The First Day film chronicles this journey revealing Herren’s vulnerability and his profound connections with high school students who, in turn, have shared their stories of struggle and strength. Through the power of storytelling, The First Day addresses issues that school systems, communities and people across the country are impacted by, directly or indirectly, each day including substance use, other harmful behaviors and mental wellness.
THE FIRST DAY FILM EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES & LESSON PLANS:
Are you an educator or school administrator? Educational materials in both English and Spanish languages have been developed to support the themes presented within The First Day film and include a toolkit for educators and lesson plans for high school and middle school students that are aligned with the common core. Register today to preview the film and educational materials that can be utilized within schools or virtually. https://thefirstdayfilm.com/register-for-resources/