Monday, September 8, 2014

Celebrate Recovery - Sept. 10 at 5:30 pm - Aiken Center

You are invited to the

2014 National Recovery Month Event

Wednesday, September 10, 2014    ~    5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Aiken Center  /  1105 Gregg Highway  /  Aiken, SC

Aiken Center Celebrates 2014 Recovery Month
Join the Voices for Recovery: Speak Up, Reach Out,”
As Recovery Month celebrates its 25th anniversary, this year’s theme, “Join the Voices for Recovery:  Speak Up, Reach Out,” represents the many ways that people can prevent behavioral health issues, seek treatment, and sustain recovery.
The Aiken Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services in partnership with the 2nd Judicial Circuit Alcohol Enforcement Team, will kick-off National Recovery Month on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 from 5:30 pm – 7 pm at the Aiken Center.
The event will begin with two, 30 minute workshops. 
The workshops are:
For teens  Time 2 Think:  Let’s Talk About it…Alcohol and Drug Awareness  
For parents -   Parenting for Prevention:  Emerging Trends -The Alcohol Kit.
At 6 pm there will be a panel discussion #6 at 6 with 6 agency representatives.
Door prizes will be given to participants and refreshments will be served.
Substance use/abuse affects many people.
By speaking up about this issue and reaching out to those who need help, you can help encourage public awareness and inspire others.
What:             2014 National Recovery Month Event
When:            Wednesday, September 10, 2014    ~    5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where:           Aiken Center  /  1105 Gregg Highway  /  Aiken, SC

If you or someone you know is struggling with substance use/abuse, call the Aiken Center at 803-649-1900 or visit our website,  to find out   about our alcohol and drug abuse treatment programs.
You can help yourself or someone you love take the first step toward recovery.
Celebrate National Recovery Month, and spread the message that Prevention Works, Treatment is Effective, and People Recover.

CONTACT:    Jennifer Burke / Treatment Director / 803-649-1900 ext. 323   /
CONTACT:    Stephen Ryan / 2nd Circuit AET / (803) 649-1900 ext. 331