Utah Support Advocates for Recovery Awareness

Since its founding in 2007, USARA (Utah Support Advocates for Recovery Awareness) has served thousands of individuals recovering from the effects of substance use disorders on the person, families, and the community. Recognized as a Non Profit (501-3C), USARA is Utah’s premier Recovery Resource Community Center. The primary message we communicate tirelessly is that recovery is possible and there are no dreams that are unattainable.

Utah Support Advocates
Executive Director, Mary Jo McMillen, speaks at America Honors Recovery

America Honors Recovery – 2015

USARA is honored to have received the 2015 Joel Hernandez Award at the America Honors Recovery annual awards event in Washington DC.  America Honors Recovery is the addiction recovery community’s annual awards event to recognize the 23.5 million plus Americans in recovery and recovery community organizations. It is sponsored by Faces & Voices of Recovery, the event highlights the extraordinary contributions of the country’s most influential recovery community leaders to the growing movement to promote the reality of recovery from addiction.

The award recognizes one local, state or regional recovery community organization for its success in carrying out a vision and mission of mobilizing the recovery community to increase the awareness, prevalence and quality of long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs.