September Proclaimed National Recovery Month in Ascension Parish

Allison B. Hudson

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez proclaimed September, 2011 as “National Recovery Month” in Ascension Parish. President Martinez made the proclamation during the Parish Council meeting on Sept. 15. The proclamation was made to coincide with National Recovery Month being recognized nationwide. Dr. Suzanne Hamilton, director of the Ascension Counseling Center, said National Recovery Month is a way to spread the positive message that behavioral health is essential to overall health , that prevention works, treatment is effective and that people can and do recover. For more information about the Ascension Counseling Center, you may call 225-621-5775. Shown from left to right are Parish President Tommy Martinez and Dr. Suzanne Hamilton.