NH Recovery Month Celebrations!

Last Chance to register for Ethics for Recovery Support Workers – Registration deadline is Friday.

Ethics for Recovery Support Workers: Monday & Tuesday, Sept. 18th & 19th at Marion Gerrish Community Center, 39 West Broadway, Derry, NH. 8:30AM – 5:15PM each day. Cost is $60.00 to attend and manuals will be provided. 14 CEs will be awarded. Visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ccar-ethical-considerations-tickets-36922833188 to register. Space is limited so register early.

HIV/AIDS – Derry, NH. Oct. 5th, 2017 at the Marion Gerrish Community Center, 39 West Broadway, Derry, NH. 6 CEs will be awarded. This class is pre approved by the NH Licensing Board for Alcohol & Other Drugs. To register visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hivaids-for-recovery-support-workers-derry-tickets-36922861272.Seats are limited so register soon.

Welcome to National Recovery Month!Recovery Month began in 1989 as Treatment Works! Month, which honored the work of substance use treatment professionals in the field. The observance evolved into National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month in 1998, when it expanded to include celebrating the accomplishment of individuals in recovery from substance use disorders. The observance evolved once again in 2011 to National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) to include all aspects of behavioral health. Read more at Recoverymonth.gov/about. According to Recoverymonth.gov the theme for 2017 is Join the Voices for Recovery: Strengthen Families and Communities.

Events happening in New Hampshire

Restore Your Spirit Celebration & Vigil, Sept. 9th, 2017. 1:00PM to 5:00PM, White Park, Concord, NH; Food, silent auction, live entertainment. Special guest, Poet Mc-Matt Ganem. Download flyer here. All proceeds go to STARS. Read more about STARS Program here.

Rally for Recovery NH, September 16th, 2017, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Veterans Memorial Park, Manchester NH; The Rally is a family-friendly event seeking to educate and raise awareness about addiction and the journey to recovery.  HOPE for NH Recovery will be joining with other community partners to host this event.  Family members, friends, and advocates of recovery will come out to celebrate the commitment we all share in this recovery movement. Volunteer and Sponsorship Opportunities available! Download flyer here. For more information visit here.
3rd Annual Take A Walk In Our Shoes, Sunday Sept. 17th, 10AM to 3PM, North Conway, NH; Hosted by MWV Supports Recovery. Prefer to ride? Join the County Motorcycle ride that begins at 10AM.
Or join Family Friendly Recovery Rally at Schouler Park to include a BBQ, live entertainment, raffles, kids activities, quest speakers, resource tables and much more. Visit  http://www.mwvsupportsrecovery.org/ for all the details.

Keene Hates Heroin (KHH), 2nd Annual Live Free Rally here in Keene on Sept 16 at the Keene Recreation Center from 11AM to 5PM; Live Bands: The High Vultage Project, Zach Benton, and Rick and The Redhead; The Pit Stop is catering; inside there will be a health and wellness fair including yoga, meditation mapping, free massage & chiropractic services; live demonstrations from Shaolin Studios and more. Guest speakers and feature presentations about addiction and recovery as well as a resource room where services from the Continuum of Care (Prevention, Treatment and Recovery) are welcome to have a table. No charge to attend (food will be sold at event). Any donations/proceeds will be used in KHH scholarship form to help persons in recovery gain access to treatment resources (medical clearance appts, MAT assistance, transportation, copays, etc. Rain or shine. Indoors and outdoors. Child and family friendly. Playground on site (parents responsible for their children). Volunteers needed! Resource tables welcome. Contact Jessica White at jessica.white@keeneserenitycenter.org or visit facebook here.

Super Sober Dance, Saturday, Sept. 23rd, 2017, 6PM-10PM. Hope for NH – Franklin Center, 175 Central Street, Franklin, NH. More information to follow, or contact Carolee Longely @ 603.934.1496.

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