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;’
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 12th day of September, 2018.