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eNewsletter - September 10, 2010
Rally for Recovery! and Recovery Month
All across the country, people in recovery, family members, friends and allies are participating in and organizing September Recovery Month activities to put a face and a voice on recovery and to build public support for policies that will support people seeking or in long-term recovery. Our new Rally for Recovery! online web site is a great way to participate in this year’s September 25, 2010 Rally for Recovery! activities and to take action to support recovery. Check it out and pass it on!
Other Recovery Month events and activities
“In My Own Words…” is an opportunity for family members to share their stories sponsored by the Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) National Office, in partnership with Faces & Voices of Recovery and National Family Dialogue. Details on the Essay Contest, including an entry form, can be found at 2010 "In My Own Words...". The deadline is October 15, 2010.
The 14th annual PRISM Awards television special will air on September 18, 2010 to commemorate Recovery Month. The annual awards recognize the accurate depiction of drug, alcohol and tobacco use, addiction and recovery in film, television, interactive media, music, DVD, and comic book entertainment.
Recovery Month webcast: Language Matters: Talking About Addiction and Recovery is an important new program that you can use to hold community discussions on why words matter – they have the power to help and heal as well as to discriminate. Check out the show and the supporting materials!
David Whiters: Profiles of Recovery Advocacy in Action is one in a series of Bill White interviews with key recovery movement leaders.
The Reentry Series: 3 Short Films with Screening Guide and Advocacy Toolkit from Voices of Hope Check out A Failed System, Nowhere to Go and Healing Justice: Transformed Lives and the supporting materials.
"Financing Recovery Support Services: Review and Analysis of Funding Recovery Support Services and Policy Recommendations" is a new report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration/Center for Substance Abuses Treatment’s Partners for Recovery Initiative analyzing Federal, State, and private funding streams currently used to fund recovery support services.