SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL RECOVERYMONTH, A MONTH TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE GAINS MADE BY THOSE LIVING IN RECOVERY FROM MENTAL AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS. BUT THERE IS A LONG WAY TO GO. ONE IN 3 HOUSEHOLDS IS AFFECTED BY ADDICTION. 23 MILLION PEOPLE NOW IDENTIFY AS HAVING A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER. THAT'S WHAT THIS MOVEMENT, THIS ORGANIZATION IS DESPERATELY TRYING TO CHANGE.
THIS YEAR, MYFM IS PARTNERING WITH MOBILIZE RECOVERY, LAUNCHED BY THE VOICES PROJECT, FOR “RECOVERY OUT LOUD 2021” – A SPECIAL CONCERT FEATURING MESSAGES OF HOPE AND ADVOCACY.
WATCH THE SHOW FEATURING ARTISTS MACKELMORE, KT TUNSTALL AND MORE ON IHEART’S YOUTUBE AND FACEBOOK PAGES ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30TH AT 5PM.
Lisa Foxx talked to Ryan Hampton, he is a nationally recognized author and activist. He is the concert organizer forRecovery Out Loudand founder of the national non-profitThe Voices Project.
He is also a person in recovery from addiction and the author of UNSETTLED and American Fix.
Find out more about how to watch Recovery Out Loud 2021 and support the cause and movement here: https://recoveroutloud2021.org/