Celebrating the 32nd Annual National Recovery Month!
This September, join the New England ATTC in celebrating the 32nd National Recovery Month!
"Recovery is for Everyone: Every Person, Every Family, Every Community."
Recovery Month is celebrated every September to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders, celebrate the people who recover and are in recovery, and promote and support new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices. The theme for National Recovery Month 2021 is "Recovery is for Everyone: Every Person, Every Family, Every Community."
At this year's National Recovery Month Kickoff Event with a focus on Equity, hosted by the Faces and Voices of Recovery and sponsored by SAMHSA on September 9, 2021 from 3 - 5 PM ET, the New England ATTC's Subject Matter Expert, Haner Hernandez, PhD will be delivering a Keynote Address!
The New England ATTC is proud to support the following organization's Recovery Rally events throughout New England this year:
Connecticut: Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) - The New England ATTC is proud to be a Silver Sponsor for the CCAR Annual Recovery Fest that will take place Saturday, September 18th from 11AM - 4PM at Quassy Amusement Park. CCAR's Recovery fest is a free, family-friendly Festival featuring music, entertainment, stage contests, games, food, arts & crafts, face painting, exhibitor booths, and more. New England ATTC Subject Matter Expert, Dr. Haner Hernandez, will be representing our Center and giving a keynote talk at this event!
Rhode Island: Rally4RecoveryRI - Rally4Recovery RI has three events taking place in Warwick (9/11), Providence (9/18), and Bristol (9/25). The New England ATTC is thrilled to be a Grace Level Sponsor for the Rally4Recovery event taking place at the Roger Williams Park and Zoo on September 18th from 11AM - 4PM. The free, family-friendly festival has free food, live music, activities for children and adults, crafts, face painting, a reptile show and more. The event ends each year with a brief, but powerful ceremony, commemorating those we have lost, and celebrating the reality that Recovery changes lives, it is possible, and it is happening!
Massachusetts: Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (MOAR) - The New England ATTC is proud to be a MOAR Super Highways to Recovery Sponsor for their 31st Annual MOAR and Friends Recovery Month Celebration Day takes place Tuesday, September 28th from 9:45AM - PM with a recovery march and celebration. New England ATTC Subject Matter Expert, Dr. Haner Hernandez, will be representing our Center and giving a keynote talk at this event!
Vermont: Step Into Action - The New England ATTC is excited to be a Grand Sponsor for the Vermont Step Into Action Recovery Walk taking place on September 18, 2021, bringing together people in recovery, community members, health professionals, families and friends to celebrate the positive role recovery plays in our lives and our communities. Together we’ll walk through downtown Burlington on a route that celebrates recovery, and gather together at the Unitarian Universalist Society at the top Church Street to share stories, build community, enjoy food and refreshments, music, and much more!
New Hampshire: HOPE Recovery - The New England ATTC is delighted to be a Platinum Sponsor for the Rally4Recovery New Hampshire taking place Saturday, September 25th from 11AM - 2PM in Veterans Memorial Park in NH. Join people in recovery, family members, friends, and advocates of recovery to celebrate the commitment we all share in the recovery movement. New England ATTC Subject Matter Expert, Dr. Haner Hernandez, will be representing our Center and giving a keynote talk at this event!
Maine: Western Maine Addiction Recovery Initiative (WMARI) - The New England ATTC is a proud sponsor of the WMARI 5th Annual Western Maine Recovery Rally, taking place on September 19, 2021 in an effort to raise awareness and reduce stigma around substance use disorder and recovery from 11:30AM - 3PM. New England ATTC Subject Matter Expert, Dr. Haner Hernandez, will be representing our Center at this event!
Portland Recovery Community Center - The New England ATTC is pleased to be a Gold Sponsor for the Rally4Recovery that will take place on September 18th at PRCC's new home. They will gather together for music, speakers, yard games, children’s activities, the annual recovery countdown, and lots of food from multiple food trucks. In addition, tables are available for community partners in recovery to share resources. This is a great family friendly event organized by people in recovery, allies, friends, and families.
To learn more about National Recovery Month and ways you can show your support, here are some resources to visit: