25th Anniversary of Recovery Month – September, 17
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Recovery Month at the White House: Celebrating 25 Years In honor of the 25th Anniversary of National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) will host a celebratory event at the White House called “Recovery Month at the White House: Celebrating 25 Years.” The event, which will be streamed live on September 17, will feature a panel of recovery advocates who will share their inspirational personal stories and participate in a discussion. Viewers will be able to tweet questions for the panelists to @Botticelli44 using the hashtag #RecoveryatWH at any time prior to, or during the event.
The panel discussion will be moderated by Laurie Dhue, a television journalist and recovery advocate. She will be joined on the panel by:
Christina Huffington, a young person in recovery;
Cris Carter, a former NFL football player and current ESPN analyst in recovery;
Ruben Castaneda, a veteran Washington Post reporter who recently wrote about his path to recovery in his book, S Street Rising;
Tim Willson, the mayor of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.
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