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RUHS Hosts ‘Recovery Happens’ Celebration and Resource Fair Oct. 12

October 10, 2023

RIVERSIDE, CA (October 10, 2023) - Riverside University Health System (RUHS) invites the community to unite and celebrate the power of recovery at its annual "Recovery Happens Celebration and Resource Fair." The free, family-friendly event will be held at Fairmount Park in Riverside on October 12, from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The celebration aims to highlight that recovery is possible for everyone, regardless of their circumstances or backgrounds. Guests can connect with nearly 100 exhibitors, including RUHS, CalFresh, Substance Use Treatment Centers, HHOPE Housing, U.S.VETS, and Indian Health, for  information, support, and referrals. Music, food, games, children’s activities, a dance contest and sports are also part of the event.

Recovery Happens is more than just a day of fun—it’s a day to explore tangible resources and support solutions, ensuring everyone can navigate their path to recovery with community support and integrated care.

"Recovery Happens is not just an event; it's a testament to our collective commitment to ensuring that every individual can live a life of purpose, dignity, and recovery," said Dr. Matthew Chang, director of RUHS-Behavioral Health. "At RUHS, our mission is to illuminate the journey to recovery. Together, with the unwavering support of our community, county partners, and local organizations, we're poised to create enduring positive change."

The event is part of the National Recovery Happens campaign, which has found that over 23 million Americans have overcome a substance use disorder in their lifetime, emphasizing the real power of community support and comprehensive care.

For those seeking more information or wanting to get involved, please visit or contact 951-955-7397.


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