MORRISTOWN, NJ - A Walk in Celebration of National Substance Use Recovery Month will take place on Saturday September 28 in Morristown. 

National Recovery Month events, such as this one, raise awareness of substance use and co-occurring disorders as they celebrate recovery. The 2.2-mile walk will start and finish at George Gramby Memorial Park on Abbett Avenue. 

Proceeds from this event will benefit Freedom House, which is dedicated to the education, referral and recovery of those in our community who have been impacted by substance use and co-occurring disorders.  This event is an effort to raise awareness and reduce the stigma associated with this disease.

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To register for the Morris County Recovery Walk please visit this website.

For more information on this event please contact Shani Gorman at 908-617-5492 or In case of rain, the event will be held on Sunday, Sept. 29. For more information, visit

The Morris County Stigma-Free Communities Initiative is a county-wide program which aims to eradicate the stigma associated with mental illness and substance use disorders. We are dedicated to raising awareness of these illnesses by creating an environment where affected individuals are supported in their efforts to achieve wellness and recovery.


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