This September, we celebrate the 33rd annual National Recovery Month. The observance aims to promote and support new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the nation’s strong and proud recovery community and the dedication of service providers and communities who make recovery in all its forms possible. As we raise awareness this month, we also recognize the issues and the hardships endured on a person’s recovery journey.
John Brooks Recovery Center is proud to have created a community where recovery is celebrated and our patients are fully supported. Through our programs, we provide individual, group or family counseling sessions to let clients know they are not alone in their journey. All Roads Recovery is dedicated to helping anyone in recovery find a community by offering a calendar of social events so individuals can experience life together and have fun along the way.
Treatment is available and recovery is possible, but overcoming stigma is a critical first step in helping people get the support they need. Holding open conversations to help remove the stigma surrounding addiction will motivate people to seek treatment. “Stamp Out Stigma” is an initiative spearheaded by the Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness (ABHW) to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness and substance use disorders.
For recovery month this year, the organization is sharing stories of hope from individuals living in recovery, offering support resources for yourself or someone you care about and is providing ways you can show your support on social media.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is also holding several events, including virtual and free seminars to open the conversation of recovery and substance use disorder.
Let us take this time to recognize the achievements of individuals who have reclaimed their lives in long-term recovery and honor the treatment and recovery service providers who make recovery possible.
To all those in recovery, we support you, recognize you and are proud of the accomplishments you’ve made along the way. If you or someone you know is struggling with an addictive disorder, please call JBRC today. 609.345.2020.