Monthly Archives: September 2019

Recovery in the Valley planned in Johnstown as part of recovery month

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WJAC) — September is the 30th celebration of national recovery month. "Recovery in the Valley" is an event taking place Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Central Park in downtown Johnstown. This family-friendly event will promote the benefits of prevention, treatment and recovery of substance use and mental health conditions. Read More...


Celebrating National Recovery Month by Jason Rilogio

National Recovery Month, an annual celebration sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), is a national observance held every September with the goal of increasing awareness and understanding of mental and substance-use disorders and celebrating those in recovery. Members of the Cambria County Drug Coalition Recovery Workgroup, in collaboration with local


Event supports families of overdose victims

Lanterns lit the way in Point Park in Johnstown on Saturday in memory of those who died from substance abuse. It was International Overdose Awareness Day. The local event was sponsored by the Cambria County Drug Coalition’s Recovery Workgroup. Read More...

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