September is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, and on Saturday, staff, residents and volunteers of Bonaventure House joined together with South Side organizations and community leaders in the Recovery Walk at Washington Park.
With chants from the hundreds of walkers gathered, we walked for two miles bearing witness to the power of recovery. People stopped to watch from their porches, cheer from their windows and slow down to honk their car horns. The mood was celebratory as walkers encouraged anyone who would listen, “Try Recovery!”
Since 93% of our residents have a history of substance abuse, Bonaventure House recognizes the importance of recovery support. Our program includes recovery services and each of our case managers are certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors.
What does recovery mean to you?