HAMILTON COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH CELEBRATES PEOPLE RECOVERING FROM SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER

Hamilton County, Ohio – The road to recovery from substance use disorder can be long and full of pitfalls. Hamilton County Public Health celebrates those in recovery with the “Recover Out Loud” festival on September 24, 10 AM until 4 PM in Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine.

The festival will kick off with Recovery Yoga on the large park lawn. There will be entertainment throughout the day including face painting, games, and music. Food trucks will be available throughout the day. During the festival, there will be storytelling sessions from noon until 4 PM at nearby Memorial Hall. Participants will share stories of recovery and the methods they’ve used to achieve continued success. Admission is free.

• Yoga on the lawn – 10 AM

• 11-11:30 – Welcoming remarks

• Noon-4 storytelling at Memorial Hall

• 10-4 PM Vendors and food truck

• Aaron Laine is our emcee.

• Freekbass is playing, along with guest DJ from Noon-4

“September is National Recovery Month,” says Hamilton County Health Commissioner Greg Kesterman. “What better way to recognize the achievements of those in recovery than with a fun event designed to celebrate their success and encourage others to begin their journey on the road to recovery.”

Hamilton County Public Health is sponsoring the event in cooperation with the Hamilton County Addiction Response Coalition. For more information, contact: hcph-harmreduction@hamilton-co.org.

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