NADCP is honored to participate in National Recovery Month, held every September to educate people about how substance use and mental health services can enable individuals and their families to live healthy and rewarding lives. This observance celebrates the millions of people in recovery from mental health and substance use issues, reminding us that behavioral health is an essential component to overall health, that prevention works, treatment is effective, and people can, and do, recover.
Below you'll find a list of NADCP's Recovery Month activities. For a comprehensive list of National Recovery Month events, click here.
Let's Get Social!
Recovery Month Activities
Thank You Fridays
Each Friday, NADCP will release a video message of encouragement and support featuring a surprise celebrity ambassador. This videos are meant to inspire everyone participating in recovery month and we encourage you to share them far and wide!
Actor Taye Diggs
Thank You Friday with Taye Diggs
Comedian Dion Flynn
Thank You Friday with Dion Flynn
Actor Michael O'Neill
Thank You Friday with Michael O'Neill
Actress Marlee Matlin
Thank You Friday with Marlee Matlin
Actress Allison Janney
Thank You Friday with Allison Janney
Stories Worth Telling
What's Your Recovery Story?
This September, NADCP wants to share your treatment court recovery story. Help us flood social media with powerful images that capture the stories of transformation and recovery happening every day in treatment courts across the country.
Message from NADCP COO Terrence Walton
In this webinar, Jacqueline van Wormer will introduce and define the concept of recovery capital, with a specific focus on how court teams can apply the recovery capital framework to staffing and case management.
In this webinar, Beth Elstad and Julie Seitz will cover the fundamentals of peer-based recovery support services, and the need to shift from an acute care model to a recovery-oriented system of care.