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WHEREAS, behavioral health is an essential part of health and overall wellness; and

WHEREAS, preventing and overcoming mental and substance use disorders is essential to achieving a physically and emotionally healthy lifestyle; and

WHEREAS, the implementation of preventive measures, ability to recognize the signs of a problem, and helping those in need access appropriate treatment and recovery support services are ways friends, family and the community can assist those in need; and

WHEREAS, to help more people achieve and sustain long-term recovery, state, federal and community organizations have come together to increase awareness across Nevada and the United States; and

WHEREAS, the theme of Recovery Month 2017 is ''Join the Voices for Recovery: Strengthen Families and Communities;"

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  September 2017 as

 Recovery Month in Nevada

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Scott Anderson