Recovery Month is more than just an observance. It’s an opportunity to deepen your awareness and understanding of recovery, and to celebrate the incredible gains made by so many.
In honor of Recovery Month, the National Council hosted our 2020 Recovery Month Luncheon on Tuesday, September 29. This event was free and virtual, delivered to your desktop.
This learning event included:
- Special guest speakers offering insights into all things recovery.
- Inspiring stories and shared experiences about the recovery journey.
- A dialogue about the role of recovery in today’s climate.
- High-octane entertainment in recognition of recovery.
Watch our video from the event!
The National Council thanks the organizations below in making this event possible.
Recovery Month Luncheon Planning Group
Thank You to Our Luncheon Sponsors
Recovery Month Resources
We are proud to recognize Recovery Month 2020. To help you do the same, take advantage of these resources during your Recovery Month celebration:
- Learn more about Recovery Month 2020.
- Download and share Recovery Month 2020 resources from SAMHSA.
- Download the Recovery Month 2020 toolkit from SAMHSA.
- Submit your event to the National Recovery Month website.
- Read this Q&A from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
- Learn more about the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
- Fostering Resilience and Recovery: A Change Package
- Learn more about Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
- Implementing Care for Alcohol & Other Drug Use in Medical Settings: An Extension of SBIRT
- Helping Recovery Residences Adapt to Support People with Medication-assisted Recovery
- Building Recovery: State Policy Guide for Supporting Recovery Housing
- Improving Recovery Outcomes: Addressing Co-Occurring Tobacco and Opioid Use
- Substance Use, Misuse and Addiction Prevention
- Medication-assisted Treatment Myths vs. Facts
- Discover How to Support a Loved One in Recovery
- Language Matters – What to Say and Not Say
- Participate in our Trauma-informed Care trainings.
- Take advantage of our SBIRT consulting opportunities.
- Put more people on a path to recovery as a CCBHC.
- #BeTheDifference with Mental Health First Aid.
- Register for a National Council webinar and view past webinars.
- Join an Interest Group to explore recovery in select populations.
- Transforming Care One County at a Time
- Language and Stigma
- Pride and Recovery as Acts of Resilience
- A Journey from Rock Bottom to Recovery
- A Place for Recovery in the Community
- What Do We Mean When We Say “Recovery”
- Reaching a New Threshold in Recovery
- Raising Your Voice for Recovery: One Woman’s Journey from Treatment to Training
- Reflections on Recovery
- A Story of Recovery: Beating Addiction One Moment at a Time
To help you recognize Recovery Month, we created some sample messaging you can use:
- This Recovery Month, we are proud to celebrate the 23 million people in recovery. #RecoveryMonth #BH365
- Each day, 700,000+ people seek treatment for addiction – make today the first day of your recovery journey. #RecoveryMonth #BH365
- Let your loved one know that recovery is within reach. Use these tips to start the conversation about their substance use: https://bit.ly/34ICLmX #RecoveryMonth #BH365
- You may not always know what to say or do but supporting a family or friend in recovery can make all the difference. Learn how to help: https://bit.ly/34ICLmX #RecoveryMonth #BH365
- September is National Recovery Month. Join us in celebrating and supporting individuals in recovery! #RecoveryMonth #BH365
- Recovery is within reach. Celebrate the 23 million people who are in recovery from addiction. https://bit.ly/3gCSYfZ #RecoveryMonth #BH365
- Treatment works. Recovery is possible. Find out how addiction recovery can improve your life, or the live of someone you love. https://bit.ly/3gCSYfZ#BH365 #RecoveryMonth #BH365
- Talking with a loved one about their substance use can be difficult. Here are a few tips for encouraging them to seek treatment: https://bit.ly/34ICLmX #RecoveryMonth #BH365