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National Recovery Month

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National Recovery Month is a national observance to promote and support new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the nations strong and proud recovery community, and the dedication of service providers and communities who make recovery possible.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) aims to increase public awareness on mental health and addiction recovery.

The 3 main steps to solving addiction are:

  • Acknowledging the addiction
  • Seeking professional addiction treatment
  • Preventing relapse of past addictions

If you or someone you know is struggling with substances and addiction, call SAMHSA’s National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP or TTY: 1-800-487-4889. You can also text your zip code to 435748 or visit FindTreatment.gov.

JJ Safety also provides training on Substance Abuse Prevention and Mental Health Awareness.

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