Former NBA basketball player Chris Herren will discuss his descent into addiction and his recovery Tuesday at 7 p.m. in New Milford.

Herren will also talk about his new life's mission: to share his story in the hopes of making a difference in people's lives.

The program, which will take place at New Milford High School on Route 7 South, is co-sponsored by the New Milford Police Union, New Milford Hospital, MCCA, NMHS Student Council, High Watch Recovery Center, Bank Street Theater, Candlewood Valley Pediatrics, New Milford Lions Club, Union Savings Bank of New Milford, Phys-Ed Health and Performance, Goat Boy Soaps and New Milford Credit Union.

NMHS, the Youth Agency and the New Milford Substance Abuse Prevention Council also provided support.