Las Vegas, Nevada 2021-09-27 11:53:17 –
Las Vegas (KTNV) —September is a national recovery month, with a loud recovery Free concert on Monday To recognize it.The concert will be held at Westgate at 6:30 pm
Macklemore is one of the performing artists. He is a Grammy Award winning artist. This cause is close to and important to his heart, as he suffers from addiction throughout his life.
It is especially important to emphasize National Recovery Month, as the pandemic has caused a great deal of damage to those who are recovering or working towards it.
In 2020, there were record-breaking overdose deaths in the United States, killing more than 93,000 people. This is a 25% increase from 2019.
No 2021 statistics are available yet, but Michelle Duby, Chief Clinical Officer of Landmark Recovery, says the demand for assistance remains high.
“We are full and almost full in all six locations. In fact, in Las Vegas we have increased the number of beds we can serve. The number of beds has increased from 48 to about 62. Due to increased need. We’ve increased the number of people we can see, “says Duby.
Lillian Prince is 18 years old living in Las Vegas. She suffers from Xanax and fentanyl addiction and says the pandemic made recovery difficult.
She found help in recovery through a local organization, There is no hero in the heroine, Serving adolescents suffering from substance abuse and mental health.
“I’m still long before I see people who can live a calm, happy and healthy life, care about themselves and want to do their best for themselves. I was using it, which helped me take the first step towards calming down, “said the prince.
Heroine heroes do not provide counseling services and take children and teens to fun activities such as beaches, camping, arts and crafts.