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National Recovery Month 2020: Celebrating Connections

Publication Date: Sep 01, 2020

The Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC are proud to recognize National Recovery Month 2020 and this year's theme: Celebrating Connections. 

RstampEach year in September, National Recovery Month unites communities and organizations across the country to celebrate recovery and increase understanding of mental health and substance use disorders. 

SAMHSA launched National Recovery Month more than 30 years ago, and this year, has passed the torch to Faces & Voices of Recovery. Visit the new Recovery Month 2020 website here

What Does Recovery Mean to You–In ONE Word?

Help the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTT, and PTTC observe National Recovery Month 2020 by submitting what recovery means to you–in one word! 

Connect with us on Padlet and share your ONE WORD to describe recovery! (Entries are anonymous.) To add your recovery word: 

1. Go to
2. Click on the pink plus sign icon (+) in the bottom right corner of the screen.
3. Type your word in the text box that appears.
4. Click anywhere on the screen outside of your text box to add your word.  

Join us in sharing the many meanings of recovery! With your responses we'll create a recovery word cloud that we'll unveil at the end of the month.