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September is Recovery Month!

Did you know that every September, SAMHSA sponsors Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental health and substance use disorders as well as to celebrate those in recovery?

This year's theme, “Join the Voices for Recovery: Together We Are Stronger” highlights the importance of coming together to make a difference in our communities!

Join us in our region as we celebrate Recovery- look out for walks, exciting trainings, supportive resources, community panels, and luncheons.


To kickoff Recovery Month, let's all send out a huge shoutout to the new Recovery Support Specialists (RSS) who graduated this past month and are pumped to begin their journey. Check out Emma & Crystal as they share why they became Recovery Support Specialists and give advice to those who are looking to overcome their personal struggles.


Stomp Out Stigma Bridgeport Recovery Walk

Friday, September 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Seaside Park, 1 Barnum Dyke, Bridgeport, CT

20th Annual Recovery Walks

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm

Bushnell Park, Trinity Street, Hartford, CT

Faces and Voices of Recovery (FAVOR) elected CCAR to be the 2019 Rally for Recovery National Hub as part of the 2019 National Recovery Month observance.

The event will attract people in recovery, families, friends and allies to come and celebrate by putting a face on recovery and showing that recovery is possible.

Free Registration, Exhibitors, Speakers, Arts & Crafts, Children Activities, Faces of Recovery Photo Tent, Live Music, "Shaded Soul", Food Tents & Trucks, and a great walk around the park!

For more information: CCAR Recovery Walks or to register for this walk, click here!

Recovery Month Luncheon

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Mitchells, 670 Post Road East, Westport, CT

Join Communities 4 Action for the 6th Annual Recovery Celebration

To register, click here: Annual Recovery Celebration

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