What is National Recovery Month? Every September, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), sponsorsNational Recovery Month (Recovery Month) to increase awareness and understanding of mental and/or substance use disorders.  This celebration promotes the message that behavioral health is essential to health, prevention works, treatment […]


  She has surprised everyone by becoming not just a hugely successful singer, but also an Oscar winning actress. But Jennifer Hudson still gets nervous about taking on some of her grittier roles. The 31-year-old has revealed in a new interview she was ‘terrified’ before taking on the role of a heroin addicted mother in The Inevitable Defeat […]