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Every September, the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) partners with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to celebrate National Recovery Month. The goals of Recovery Month are to increase awareness and understanding of mental health and substance use issues, as well as to celebrate the more than 23 million Americans living in recovery every day.

All month long, we’ll be celebrating the lives and families saved by recovery through treatment courts. If there’s one thing we’ve learned by working with alumni, it’s that they possess a motivation to succeed in their own recovery and to help others that’s difficult to match.

We want to hear from you! Tell us what you are up to during Recovery Month and look for your event to be shared on NADCP social media.

Submit Your Recovery Month Story

Here are some resources to help you with your event planning.

National Recovery Month 2018 Live Kick-off Event

  • Thursday, September 6, 2018 | 10-11 a.m.EDT

This event officially launches the annual observance of National Recovery Month. The kick-off will feature SAMHSA officials and invited guests in a panel discussion to celebrate people living in recovery. Click here to join the live stream!

Recovery Month Events Near You

Find a Recovery Month event in your area and learn more about local activities to support recovery efforts. Local and national events, no matter how large or small can go a long way in promoting the benefits of recovery. Help your communities by posting an event today!