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August 27, 2010

Oswego County Proclaims September as Drug and Alcohol Recovery Month

Oswego County Legislature Chairman Barry D. Leemann has designated September as Drug and Alcohol Recovery Month. Substance abuse, mental disorders and physical illness are major public health issues that affect millions of Americans in communities across the country. Public education is essential to overcome misconceptions about addiction and help those in recovery achieve long-term success. Pictured from left are Deborah Bills, County of Oswego Council of Alcoholism and Addictions; Maria Downey, Oswego County Division of Mental Hygiene; Jeanne Unger, Farnham Family Services; Legislature Chairman Leemann, District 4; Nicole Kolmsee, Oswego County Division of Mental Hygiene; Katie Backus, Oswego County Division of Mental Hygiene; Sue VanSlyke, Catholic Charities; and Andrea Elliott, Oswego County Opportunities and Arbor House.


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