JOIN THE VOICES OF RECOVERY
In an effort to make connections with key audiences, the 2019 observance focuses on the healthcare community, youth and emerging leaders, first responders, and community members. SAMHSA (Substance Abuse Mental Health Services AdministrationRecovery) provided information, resources, and ideas on how community members can get involved.
"With your help, the millions of Americans affected by mental and substance use disorders, including co-occurring disorders, will be lifted up into a life in recovery; filled with hope, health, and personal growth." (SAMSHA)
This document explores the vital role that community members—such as family, neighbors, employers, educators, charitable organizations, and faith-based institutions—play in supporting the recovery of those experiencing mental and substance use disorders.
This document highlights how first responders act as a first line of defense and facilitate lifesaving services for those with mental and substance use disorders – and gives guidance on how we can support them in doing so.
This document explains the various ways the healthcare community can make long-term, sustained recovery a reality and promote the overall well-being of those with mental and substance use disorders and their loved ones.
YOUTH AND EMERGING LEADERS
This document shines a light on the key contributions youth and emerging leaders (ages 12 to 25) have to the recovery movement—as well as the unique needs and challenges presented by addressing mental and substance use disorders in this population.
TREATMENT AND RECOVERY SUPPORT SERVICES
This document provides a list of national and local resources, including toll-free numbers that can connect you to prevention, treatment, and recovery support services.