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Top 5 Ways to Celebrate National Recovery Month

Since its introduction in 1989, the National Recovery Month held every September marks the celebration of the efforts made by those in recovery from addiction and the professionals making their recovery possible. It also provides an opportunity for the general population to learn about substance use disorders. There are several ways for you to mark…

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International Overdose Awareness Day

Today is International Overdose Awareness Day. The event is held each year on August 31, one day ahead of National Recovery Month. The mission of Overdose Awareness Day is to “raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of drug-related death.” Substance Use Disorder and drug overdose deaths are prominent in communities across the United…