National Recovery Month

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Welcome To Recovery Month

September is Recovery Month Recovery Month promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental and substance use disorders, celebrates people in recovery, lauds the contributions of treatment and service providers, and promotes the message that recovery in all its forms is possible. Recovery Month spreads the positive message that behavioral health is essential to overall health, that prevention works, treatment is effective and people can and do recover.

Spanish Toolkit
Recovery Month 2012 Toolkit in Spanish

The Recovery Month 2012 toolkit is now available in Spanish, with targeted outreach information, resources, fast facts, and information on prevention, treatment, and recovery.

Visit the toolkit.

Recovery Month Event
Iowa Recovery Walk and Celebration Sep. 29

Join a recovery walk, enjoy food, music, games for kids, and a balloon release to promote awareness of recovery. Walk at 11:00, Celebration at 1:00. Spencer, IA

More on the Iowa event

New Recovery Month Content
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Youth and Young Adults in Recovery

Get information on and for youth and young adults in recovery: their video stories, resources, and materials developed specifically for them.

Go to Youth and Youth Adults in Recovery's Content:

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Recovery: For You or Someone You Know

For Community Organizations and Service Providers

Recovery in Your Community

Youth and Young Adults in Recovery

La Comunidad Hispana

  • Behavioral Health is Essential to Health
  • Prevention Works
  • Treatment is Effective
  • People Recover
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