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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, the 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 2019 is ‘Join the Voices for Recovery: Together we are Stronger,’ emphasizing the need to share resources and build networks across the country to support recovery;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim September 2019 as

RECOVERY MONTH IN NEVADA

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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 3rd day of September 2019

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