Special Award for Philadelphia’s Dr. Arthur C. Evans

IMG_4834Here’s some wonderful news from Faces & Voice of America:

‘Philadelphia’s Behavioral Health Commissioner Dr. Arthur C. Evans to receive Lisa Mojer-Torres Award

Faces & Voices of Recovery and Caron Treatment Centers invite you to join us at an evening reception recognizing the outstanding contribution of Dr. Arthur C. Evans, Commissioner of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility.

He has demonstrated exceptional energy, commitment, dedication and creativity in serving people in and seeking recovery from addiction first in Connecticut and now in Philadelphia and across the nation. He has led the transformation of Philadelphia’s system of care for people with addiction to one that focuses on recovery.

His leadership inspires others to value change, listen and learn from individuals and families.  He embraces all pathways to recovery and is a moving force in developing communities and institutions that embrace recovery.’

Congratulations Arthur!

Here’s Arthur summing up his philosophy about recovery on a video clip from Wynford Ellis Owen’s Churchill Fellowship tour of the US. 

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