Monday, September 27, 2010
Nat'l Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month marked in Lincoln
In Lincoln, Nebraska, National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month was celebrated on Sunday, Sept. 26th on the Capitol steps, as about 150 recovering drug addicts, their families and friends, gathered to mark the special month.
The event included food, music, informative booths and a walk around the Capitol. The rally was sponsored by the Nebraska Recovery Network, which acts as a support group for recovering addicts. Reportedly, more than 75,000 Nebraskans suffer from alcohol and drug abuse problems.
The director of the Division of Behavioral Health, Dr. Scot Adams, noted that the bright side to addiction is recovery.
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