Over 20 million Americans over the age of 12 have some type of substance abuse addiction (other than tobacco).
In Wisconsin, there were 883 opioid related overdose deaths in 2017; a 7% increase over 2016... a 35% jump from 2015.
The stigma and the face of addiction has changed dramatically over the years. Today, it's our neighbors and coworkers. It's our siblings, friends, spouses, parents and children...
Recovery is an opportunity for the amazing people who are dedicated to getting their lives back. People with severe and chronic substance use disorders can, with effective treatment, overcome their illness and regain control of their lives. Unfortunately, not everyone is able to afford the high cost of treatment. The Recovery Foundation is committed to helping these people find their opportunity through recovery.
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2018 Voices for Recovery Luncheon
Addiction is a Disease,
Not a Choice
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Kevin McCauley
Nationally Renowned Addiction Specialist, Noted Speaker and Award-Winning Filmmaker
Monday, Sept 17, 2018
Registration is now closed for this year's Recovery Luncheon, however Dr. Kevin McCauley will be holding a free educational session following the luncheon.
“The Brain and Recovery:
An Update on Neuroscience of Addiction” 2 CEU's will be provided
For more information and to register, click HERE