Stand Inc. and Dekalb Commissioner Larry Johnson Talk Recovery Month Events

By: Jaymin Harris

The Rashad Richey Morning Show
September 06, 2019 - 9:55 am

Photo By: Jaymin Harris/ WAOK


Dr. Rashad Richey sits down with the Executive Director for STAND, Inc. Charles Sperling, discussing National Recovery month. STAND Inc. (Standing to Achieve New Directions) is as an organization that strives to make certain its efforts enhance civic accountability and productive stewardship, public safety and family preservation; thereby, ultimately, reducing an ever growing economic burden. STAND Inc. was recently contracted by the State of Georgia to establish an Adult AD Recovery Support Center designed to assist individuals with substance abuse problems establish, maintain and enhance recovery by utilizing peer support approach. Services will include employment search and job training, housing assistance and services, relapse prevention, family support, life skills and several other support services. Also in the studio,Commissioner, Larry Johnson, to discuss the Heart of South Dekalb Festival celebrating the accomplishments of Dekalb. 

To learn more about STAND visit them at and to attend the Heart of South Dekalb Festival click on

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