Twenty-three years have come and gone since the last day I drank or used drugs. God has done great things with my life, 34 years in the military, 31 years as an addictions counselor.
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.
National Recovery Month 2013