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Addiction Recovery Awareness Day 2019

Posted by Lisa Wilson on Jan 15, 2019 4:50:54 PM


This Thursday, January 17, 2019 is the 10th annual Addiction Recovery Awareness Day in Georgia!

Addiction Recovery Awareness Day showcases the importance of treatment and recovery by increasing awareness, increasing understanding of mental and substance use disorders, and celebrating those individuals living in recovery.

"The essence of Recovery is freedom, the freedom to pursue a vibrant and fulfilling life." - Stephen Deason

From our friends at Georgia Council on Substance Abuse: "Each year, at the opening of Georgia's legislative session, the recovery community joins together at the state capitol to speak to our legislators with our individual voices to share our message that Addiction is a preventable, treatable chronic health condition from which people do recover! Over 25 million Americans, including thousands of Georgians, are in long-term recovery. We are spreading hope because RECOVERY IS REAL!"



Long-Term Recovery is Important to Us

An estimated 41.6 million people in the country have some kind of substance abuse or dependency which impacts their community, family, and children.

Taking National Recovery Month of September one step further, Georgia not only celebrates people who recover but also the contributions of treatment centers and service providers.

Integrated care, a strong community, a sense of purpose, and leadership can contribute to effective treatments that sustain the long-term recovery process.

Those in recovery offer hope that:

  • Treatment works
  • Remission is effective
  • There are alternatives for intervention opportunities
  • Recovery is REAL

Senator Harold Hughes (1994-1995) "Coming out of the Closet to Fight Abuse."

Join and Spread the Word

If you are in Georgia, join Georgia Council on Substance Abuse in-person this Thursday, January 17th

Spread the word that there are centers available, with trained professions providing assistance in sustainable treatment. Provide HOPE, SUPPORT and LEADERSHIP in breaking the cycle.

Get involved, be heard, and share YOUR story!

More Information

Ready to discuss how we can partner and save lives with long-term recovery? Complete the form below. 

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