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In Celebration of Recovery Month 2013

Announcing the 2013 In My Own Words... Essay Contest!

The ATTC Network Coordinating Office, in partnership with
Faces & Voices of Recovery, Harm Reduction Coalition,
Hepatitis C Association and Help4Hep invite you to
substance use and/or mental health disorder while
coping with Hepatitis C.

As a person in long-term recovery, who is also dealing with Hepatitis C, you have a unique perspective from which to
share your own journey. YOUR STORY highlighting how
to manage recovery along with the challenges of Hepatitis C
can transform lives.

We are asking people in recovery from substance use and/or mental health disorders also coping with Hepatitis C to share YOUR STORY of recovery using the following statements as guides:

In 250 words or less, please tell us...

This year's "In My Own Words..." Essay Contest will open on September 1, 2013 and close October 15, 2013. The Top 20 submissions will be included in a compilitation, and prizes will be awarded to the First, Second and Third place essays - selected by a five-member Essay Review Board. Winners will be notified by November 17, 2013.

Prizes for Essay Contest Winners*

1st Place: iPad mini
2nd Place: Kindle
3rd Place: $100.00 Visa Gift Card

* All contestants will receive a certificate of appreciation
* The Top 20 submissions will be included in a published compilation booklet

Click Here for submission guidelines, judging criteria, eligibility and more.

Download entry form and submission guidelines.

*The ATTC Network Coordinating Office would like to stipulate that no SAMHSA grant funds were used to purchase contest prizes

We would like to thank our partners for the 2013 "In My Own Words..." Essay Contest!

Faces and Voices of Recovery



National Recovery Month  


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