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Meridian Celebrates 'Voices Of Recovery' – Brevard NC


Last updated 9/26/2016 at 5:30pm

In honor of National Recovery Month, Meridian Behavorial Health Services will host a “Voices in Recov-ery” open house Thursday, Sept. 29, from noon to 3 p.m. at 69 North Broad St. in Brevard.

The event is intended to raise awareness about prevention, treatment and recovery support services in the area. Representatives will be present to provide information on local mental health and substance abuse programs. In addition, several individuals will share their stories about recovery.

Potluck food also will be available.

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administ-ration, in 2011 an estimated 31.6 million adults in the United States ages 18 and older received mental health services. In the same year, an estimated 3.8 million Amer-icans age 12 and older received treatment for substance abuse disorders.

For more information about the “Voices in Recovery” celebration, call 883-2708.

As part of the “Voices of Recovery” celebration, the following are firsthand accounts of those who have and are making their way to recovery.


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