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DEADLINE EXTENDED! Submissions Due October 25th!

In My Own Words...
A Celebration of Recovery Month 2012

In My Own Words...In recognition of Recovery Month 2012, the ATTC National Office, in partnership with Faces & Voices of Recovery and the Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families, invites military service members and veterans to share YOUR STORY OF RECOVERY from substance abuse and/or mental health disorders.

As an active or former service member in recovery, YOUR STORY can provide a unique perspective and give hope to other service members, veterans and their families struggling to recover from their own substance use and/or mental health disorders.

We are asking for military members and veterans to tell share YOUR STORY of recovery using the following statements as guides:

This year's "In My Own Words..." Essay Contest will open on September 7, 2012, and close October 25, 2012. The Top 20 submissions will be included in a compilitation, and prizes will be awarded to the First, Second and Third place essays - selected by a three-member Essay Review Board. Winners will be notified by November 17, 2012.

***Download an entry form and submission guidelines.

We would like to thank our partners for the 2012 "In My Own Words..." Essay Contest!

Faces and Voices of Recovery Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families


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