Recovery Event Calendar

Santa Fe Rally for Recovery

Saturday, September 23, 2017
12:00 pm4:00 pm
Santa Fe Railyard Park, 740 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87505

On Saturday, September 23rd, Santa Fe’s recovery community will join together to Celebrate people in Recovery, to Rally for the Rights of people struggling with and in recovery from addiction, and to let our whole community know how they can volunteer in support of Santa Fe’s Recovery agencies. We will rally for the right to be treated and supported, just like those suffering from other diseases. We will rally for the right to be considered for employment. We will rally for the right to be respected for our accomplishments. On Saturday, People in recovery from substance use disorder will join with their family and friends, local treatment providers, and employers to change Santa Fe’s understanding of addiction and recovery. Mayor Javier Gonzales will read the City’s proclamation declaring September 23rd Recovery Day in Santa Fe. The Honorable Kelly Zunie, former Secretary of the New Mexico Department of Indian affairs, will provide the keynote address. The rally includes a recovery art show displaying paintings, jewelry, furniture, sculpture, and other unique creations. It includes a community meal provided by Peas N Pod Catering with City Counselor Sig Lindell as one of the servers. There will be face painting, a play area, entertainers, and other events for kids. Fifty exhibitors will share information about their recovery services including Presbyterian Medical Services, The Life Link, the Santa Fe Recovery Center, the State Behavioral Health Services Division, the State Department of Health, mutual aid 12-step groups, the New Mexico Crisis and Access Line, and Christus St. Vincent Medical Center.