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Celebrate recovery month

The Summit Prevention Alliance and the Summit County Drug-Free Communities Coalition will be hosting a community panel themed “Road to Recovery” from 3-5 p.m. Tuesday at the Summit County Community and Senior Center near Frisco. State Rep. Gary Lindstrom will moderate the panel featuring youth, parents and treatment providers.The discussion is part of the annual National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, which takes place throughout September. Communities nationwide are joining together to highlight the need for treatment and recovery resources, and are celebrating the efforts of those in recovery and of those in the field working to increase treatment services.The Summit County Drug-Free Communities Coalition’s mission is to promote health, safety and well-being among Summit County children and youth by preventing substance abuse. The coalition is hosting the panel as part of a needs assessment of resources and issues around youth substance abuse and the continuum of prevention, intervention, treatment and after-care. The needs assessment will lead to a comprehensive plan that addresses youth substance abuse in Summit County.The Summit Prevention Alliance is a community-based nonprofit that promotes healthy lifestyles and behaviors through education and prevention services in Summit County. For more information or to make a donation, call (970) 668-2077 or e-mail Jeanie@summitpreventionalliance.org.


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