DeKalb CSB celebrating recovery
8/30/2013, 6:34 a.m.
September is National Recovery Month, and the DeKalb Community Service Board has two events lined up to celebrate recovery.
Participants in its Sept. 21 Walk of HEROes 5K and Tot Trot who pre-register by Sept. 3 are guaranteed an event T-shirt and one in the size requested.
The seventh annual event begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Kirkwood Mental Health Center, 23 Warren St. S.E. in Atlanta. Visit walkof
heroes5k.com to register as a participant, team captain, vendor, donor or sponsor.
Pre-registration closes Sept. 18 for online and paper forms. In-store registration is available at Phidippides at Ansley Mall, and event-day registration will be available.
The run/walk supports the DeKalb CSB’s mental health, substance addiction and developmental disability services. It is a USA Track and Field Certified Course “Peachtree Road Race Qualifier” this year.
Enjoy music, refreshments, prizes, awards and community vendors. For more information, contact Michelle Potter at firstname.lastname@example.org or 404-508-7875.
The DeKalb CSB’s National Recovery Month Celebration takes place on Sept. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the DeKalb Addiction Clinic, 455 Winn Way in Decatur.
The event is free and open to the public.
Dr. Carmen Martinez, a DeKalb CSB addiction psychiatrist, will give a presentation about the latest treatments for substance abuse.
Participants in the special evening will hear testimonials, applaud advocacy efforts, and learn more about treatment and community resources.
For more information, e-mail email@example.com or call 404-508-7875.