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Once again, communities and individuals across the country are joining together in September to observe and celebrate SAMHSA’s National Recovery Month (Recovery Month). For the past 26 years, Recovery Month has celebrated the journey and achievements of the millions of Americans who are in recovery from mental and substance use disorders. Communities across the country are planning Recovery Month events, bringing people together to share real life experiences about the power of recovery.
Throughout the month of September, communities across the country have come together to observe the 25th annual National Recovery Month (Recovery Month). Community events are the cornerstone of Recovery Month and provide a setting celebrate the successes of people who are in recovery. As individuals and communities across the country unite to speak up about behavioral health conditions and the reality of recovery, I invite you to join the movement and participate in Recovery and Health: Echoing Through the Community, a nationwide webcast.
For the last 25 years, communities and individuals across the country have joined together in September to observe SAMHSA's National Recovery Month (Recovery Month). This observance has provided an opportunity to celebrate the journey and achievements of the millions of Americans who are in recovery from a mental and/or substance use disorder. Over the last quarter-century, community Recovery Month events across the country have brought people together to share real life experiences about the power of recovery.
To mark this year’s 25th annual observance of National Recovery Month, SAMHSA Administrator, Pam Hyde, and her new Senior Advisor, Tom Coderre, share about recovery. Pam writes about how the idea of “recovery” has changed for the better, while Tom gives his thoughts about his own experience as a person who is in recovery.