ROCHESTER - SOS Recovery Community Organization has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Harvard Pilgrim Healthy Community Impact Award.
The award recognizes a nonprofit working to increase access to care and improve the wellbeing of individuals and communities to build a stronger, more vibrant state.
It will be presented at the New Hampshire Center for Non-Profit's Nonprofit Impact Night event on Thursday April 4 at the Manchester Country Club in Bedford.
"We are honored and humbled to receive notification that we will be honored with this distinction," said John Burns, director of SOS. "This award truly belongs to our entire community as it's a reflection of how much commitment our stakeholders have in our success. This is really about a collective of individuals and family members in the recovery community that have poured their heart and souls into our organization."
The mission of SOS RCO is to reduce the stigma and harm associated with substance misuse by providing a safe space and peer-based supports for people in all stages of recovery. SOS a world where recovery from alcohol and other drugs is possible ... and where all who seek long-term recovery have access to the care and resources they need to achieve their self-defined goals.
For more information about SOS RCO call 603-841-2350 or go to www.SOSRCO.org.