National Recovery Month 2020

Last Updated: Thursday, September 3, 2020

Recovery Month logoNational Recovery Month occurs each year during the month of September.

Did you know that about 3.7 million people in the U.S. over the age of 12 received some kind of substance use treatment within the past year (2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health)?  In addition, the survey estimates that 21 million people in the same age range needed substance abuse treatment in the past year. Considering these stats, you probably know someone fighting addiction.

National Recovery Month – now in its 31st year – recognizes the millions of Americans in treatment for substance misuse, as well as recovery service providers. It also encourages those struggling with substance misuse to seek professional help. This year, Faces & Voices of Recovery, a non-profit group dedicated to supporting people recovering from drug addiction and their families, is hosting the observance.

The theme for 2020's Recovery Month is Join the Voices for Recovery: Celebrating Connections.

Webinar Series

Don't miss SAMHSA's Recovery Month webinar series! There will be four episodes throughout the month of September. Check out the dates and topics below: 


For more information about SAMHSA's Recovery-themed Webinar Series, visit


For more information about Recovery Month, including events, promotional downloads and more visit


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