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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; 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 2018 is ‘Join the Voices for Recovery: Invest in Health, Home, Purpose and Community;’ 

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  September 2018 as

 Recovery Month in Nevada

 

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