America Honors Recovery Gala & Dinner

October 3, 2022

6:30PM - 8:00PM CT

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About AHR

Leaders of the addiction recovery advocacy movement from across the nation will be honored at the America Honors Recovery (AHR) Gala & Dinner. AHR salutes the legacies of dynamic recovery trailblazers who dedicated their lives to removing barriers for individuals and families affected by addiction and honors the future of their legacies.

Appointed Awards

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October 3, 2022

6:30PM - 8:00PM CT

Recovery Leadership Summit (RLS) registrants will be automatically added to the AHR registration. For non-RLS registrants please purchase individual tickets to attend.

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NOTE: SAMHSA recovery grantees, ATTC Network staff and SSA representatives are welcome to join!

AHR Agenda

The Awardees

CLEAN Cause Foundation logo

2022, Innovations in Recovery Award

CLEAN Cause Foundation | Clean Cause

Clean Cause Foundation FOUNDING PURPOSE: CLEAN Cause Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization formed with the founding purpose to act as a trustee for giveback funds…

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Dr. Wesley Clark headshot

2022, Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. H. Westley Clark

H. Westley Clark retired in August 2022 as the dean’s executive professor in the Department of Public Health at Santa Clara University in California. He…

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Dr. Vincent “Peter” Hayden

2022, Excellence in Equity and Justice Award

Dr. Vincent “Peter” Hayden

Peter Hayden is the principal and president of Turning Point, Inc., a Minneapolis-based nonprofit agency devoted to integrated holistic health services programs. Under his leadership,…

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2022, In Memoriam Lifetime Achievement Award

Tom Hedrick

Tom Hedrick, 2016 recipient of the White House Champions of Change for Advancing Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Award, was a founder of the Partnership for…

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Past Awardees

Advocates for Recovery Colorado logo

2021, Joel Hernandez Award

Advocates For Recovery Colorado

Advocates for Recovery Colorado (AFRC) is an independent non-profit organization that is governed by representatives of the statewide recovery community. AFRC is the state-wide authentic…

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2021, Dr. Calvin Trent Award

Dr. Dietra Hawkins

I am a licensed Clinical Psychologist who holds a faculty appointment as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Yale University School of Medicine, Program for Recovery…

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2021, William L. White Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Awardee

Ron Williams

Ron Williams is an Industrial Areas Foundation trained Community Organizer residing in Portland, Oregon.  Has been a local and national leader in recovery advocacy since…

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2021, Lisa Mojer-Torres Award

Zac Talbott

Zac is a native of Eastern Tennessee, a Licensed Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselor (LADAC), Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), and Qualified Clinical Supervisor (QCS)…

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2021, Vernon Johnson Award - Individual

Bobbi-Jo Reed

Bobbi-Jo Reed is a person in long-term recovery with 25 years of continuous sobriety. She has provided safe, transitional housing for nearly ten thousand individuals…

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2021, Vernon Johnson Award - Individual

Donna Woods

Donna Woods refers to herself as a woman in recovery first and then a professional. Her recovery began the day she picked up the phone…

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2021, Vernon Johnson Award - Family Member

Pam Lanhart

Pam has lived in the shadow of addiction her entire life. Growing up in a family where substance use was prevalent, Pam was determined that…

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2020, Voice of Recovery

Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern is an Emmy and four-time James Beard Award winning TV personality, chef, writer, teacher and social justice advocate. In February 2020, Andrew returned…

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2020, Lisa Mojer-Torres Award

Ivette Torres

Ivette Torres is currently a free-lance consultant, most recently engaged by the National Latino Behavioral Health Association. She retired from the Center for Substance Abuse…

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2020, William L. White Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Awardee

Tom Hill

Tom Hill identifies as a gay man in long-term recovery from addiction and has been a part of the recovery advocacy movement since 1998. Tom’s…

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