Posts Tagged ‘Addiction’
Faces & Voices of Recovery: National Recovery Month Calendar
The theme for 2020 National Recovery Month is Join the Voices for Recovery: Celebrating Connections. What is Recovery Month? Now in its 31st year, Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery, just as we celebrate improvements made by those who are managing other health conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, asthma, and heart disease. Each September,…Read More
Is YOUR Country Represented on September 30th? Do you have a recovering friend from a country not yet represented that might want to be invited to join us?
With two months to go before the historic inaugural launch of International Recovery Day we currently have 6 of the 7 continents and 22 countries represented. Is YOUR country’s flag represented? Many of us have a broad reach across geographical boundaries through our social media networks. Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and other platforms enable many folks…Read More
Purple ~ symbolizing the addiction recovery movement
The United States’ National Recovery Month was founded in 1989. Purple was selected as our recovery movement’s official color: Subsequently, International Overdose Awareness Day (August 31), was established in 2001 to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of drug-related death. Today, the color purple has expanded its reach to include the addiction recovery…Read More
What is YOUR recovery pathway?
Share your recovery pathway story with the world! Our event registrants have identified over 65 pathways that support their recovery efforts… tell us about yours!Read More
My name is Kari and I am a person in long term recovery from addiction. What that means to me is that I have not felt a need to use mood altering substances since May 3, 1998. I took my first drink of alcohol at age 7 and experimented with THC for the first time…Read More