WHAT: Recovery Happens is a national month long event to raise awareness that recoveryis possible and prevention, treatment, and recovery support services are available for people with mental health and/or substance use disorders.
Recovery and community organizations, local businesses and the County’s Behavioral Health & Recovery Services will be joined by over 800 individuals and families fromSan Mateo County to celebrate National Recovery Month. The celebration has grown and gained county-wide support over the past 10 years.
This year’s theme, Join the Voices for Recovery – Together on Pathways to Wellness, highlights that people are not alone on their journey to seek health and wellness every day—family, friends and community members can support individuals throughout the entire recovery process.
September 1-30, 2013
Recovery Art Show
Caldwell Memorial Art Gallery, and Community Gallery
400 County Center, Redwood City
September 17, 2013
Kickoff Breakfast at Bridges Program – 7:00 am
680 Warren Street, Redwood City
Stephen Kaplan, Director, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services
Judge Richard Livermore, San Mateo County Superior Court
James Stansberry, Executive Director, Project Ninety
Cassandra Wilson, Daly City Community Center
The Philomena Walk of Hope - 8:45 am
March to County Center
Departs from Bridges Program - 680 Warren Street, Redwood City
Resource Fair - 9:00-11:00 am
400 County Center Courtyard, Redwood City
September 26, 2013, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Annual Recovery Happens Picnic and Celebration
Resource fair, activities, raffle prizes, proclamation reading and more!
To learn more or to RSVP, call Voices of Recovery at (650) 802-6552.
Speaker: Supervisor Dave Pine, San Mateo County Board of Supervisors
September 28, 2013, 6:00 pm
Film Screening: The Anonymous People
Friendship Hall, 416 Second Avenue, San Mateo
Film Screening $7.50 advance ticket price
Purchase tickets: email@example.com
Events (except for film screening of The Anonymous People) are free and open to the public.
For a full list of events and details, visit www.smchealth.org/recoverymonth.