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National Recovery Month (September)

The Initial rollout of your program should begin with an introduction of your education efforts around the SUD epidemic. Ultimately, you know what will work best for your organization, however you may want to consider beginning your SUD program around National Recovery Month in September.

During national Recovery Month some of the actions you can take to engage your employees are as follows:

  • Share CEO Commitment Letter
  • Share Stigma Pledge Campaign
  • Place visuals around your locations
  • Hold peer led Lunch & Learns / Panel Discussions
  • See SAMHSA for events and sample promotional materials

Here is an example of a CEO letter and "Words Matter" materials

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