During National Recovery Month, Eden Counseling Centers hosts its annual “Walk for Recovery” to enhance awareness and understanding of mental health and substance use disorders, while celebrating those in recovery.
In addition to raising community conscious, the goal of the “Walk for Recovery” is to support the lives of those who have been affected by mental health, alcohol, and drug disorders in a healthy and fun environment.
WHAT TO EXPECT
This year we will continue our in person 5k walk-a-thon in downtown Columbus, Ohio.
The program schedule will be made available soon.
The Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) reported that in 2017-2018 there were 21.4% of adults in Ohio who reported any mental health concerns in the past year.
In 2019, 4,028 people died in Ohio of unintentional drug overdoses, which was a 7% increase over 2018, according to the Ohio Department of Health.
Ohio was among the top five states with the highest drug overdose death rates in 2018, per the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF).
The CDC announced that 841,000 people have died since 1999 from a drug overdose, with 70,630 occurring in 2019.
The Columbus Fire Department administered naloxone to 1,609 individuals during January-June 2020, per the OMHAS Ohio Substance Abuse Monitoring Network: Surveillance of Drug Abuse Trends in the State of Ohio.
We are diligently planning this event and will make registration information available soon. Please check back. However, in the meantime, if you have any questions please email email@example.com.
You can show your support for National Recovery Month by becoming a Walk for Recovery sponsor or making a donation. This is event possible every year because of the contributions from community members.
Donations are not tax-deductible.
Kick-off presenter, logo on all advertisement, banner with your company name and logo, logo on T-shirt, event table, and 10 walk registrations
Banner with your company name and logo, logo on T-shirt, event table, and 5 walk registrations
Yard sign with your company name and logo, logo on event T-shirt, event table, and 3 walk registrations
Logo on event T-shirt, event table, and 2 walk registrations
Event table and 1 walk registration
To learn more or to become a sponsor, please email firstname.lastname@example.org