The Eastern Shoshone Tribe is hosting a Celebration of Recovery from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm today, September 25th at the Recovery Program’s tribal building in Fort Washakie.
There are booths, prizes, presentations, and a free bagged lunch. Everyone is invited to join in the festivities.
“I love this year’s theme,” says Eastern Shoshone Recovery Program Director, Kelley Webb, “It is all about celebrating connections. This is what we especially need during this pandemic.”
The Shoshone Business Council recently signed a National Recovery Month Proclamation in support of the work that the recovery program is doing. The proclamation states that Recovery Month spreads the positive message that behavioral health is essential to overall health, that prevention works, treatment is effective and people can and do recover.
“Every journey begins with the first step,” Webb says, “We will be beginning a new Sobriety Countdown today in honor of Celebrating Connections and Recovery.”
Staff will be on hand to answer questions and offer new services, ranging from free chiropractic sessions to a brand-new recovery app. The app is available as another tool in the recovery process and can be downloaded onto phones to help with accountability, access to a discussion group and wellness tips.
As a recent speaker said to the staff, “Recovery is something to be proud of. It needs to be celebrated.”