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The Recovery Month website aims to promote the societal benefits of alcohol and drug use disorder treatment, laud the contributions of treatment providers and promote the message that recovery from alcohol and drug disorders in all its forms is possible.

September is Recover Month

RecoveryMonth.gov is not
only limited to the month of September. You can participate any time of year.

Resources For Planners
An event planner is a person who organizes events or activities to promote recovery. An example of events and activities are press releases, banquets, workshops, conferences, walk or run, essay contest, T-shirt design competition, etc.

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Resources For Recovery
The 2009 Kit

Voices For Recovery: 6   Proclamations: 0   Events: 151    

Recovery Month Releases Final Report Highlighting the 2008 Recovery Month Observance
This report details the results of the 2008 Recovery Month campaign and the influence it has had on raising community awareness about substance use disorders as a disease, treatment, and recovery. Recovery Month showcases the positive impact community voices can have on those seeking a path of recovery.
Download the 2008 report.

Study Links Prenatal Methamphetamine Exposure with Abnormal Brain Development
Children exposed to methamphetamine during pregnancy may suffer from altered brain development, Reuters reported April 15.
Read more at Join Together's website.

More Than 1 in 10 Children Live with a Substance Abusing Parent
Almost 12 percent of children under the age of 18 years of age live with at least one parent who was dependent on or abused alcohol or an illicit drug during the past year, according to a report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The report is based on national data from 2002 to 2007.
The entire news article can be found on SAMHSA's website.