Mid-Atlantic Region Recognized by Virginia Legislature

Friday, April 27th, 2012

The Virginia General Assembly has recently recognized the tremendous work of Phoenix Houses of the Mid-Atlantic by issuing Joint Resolution No. 324, introduced by Delegate Patrick Hope and co-sponsored by Delegates Brink, Englin and Lopez and Senators Ebbin, Favola, and Howell.

Virginia's General Assembly Building

The Virginia General Assembly recently recognized Phoenix Houses of the Mid-Atlantic's 50 years of success in treating addiction.

This resolution, officially agreed to by both the Virginia House of Delegates and the Senate, applauds the organization’s 50 years of service to both residents of Virginia and neighboring states. An excerpt of the resolution reads:

“WHEREAS, Phoenix Houses of the Mid-Atlantic has enjoyed the support of committed volunteers, wise board members, and dedicated professional staff as it has helped individuals live enriching, productive lives free of substance abuse; and

WHERAS, for 50 years, Phoenix Houses of the Mid-Atlantic has offered hope, help, and healing to individuals struggling with substance abuse and their families and looks forward to continuing to fulfill its mission in the future; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly commend Phoenix Houses of the Mid-Atlantic on the occasion of its 50th Anniversary.”

This resolution reiterates the importance of cultivating positive and sustaining relationships between government agencies and nonprofit organizations, as both work hand-in-hand to improve the health and well-being of citizens across the nation. In bothVirginiaand in states across the nation, Phoenix House is committed to assisting those in recovery. We thank all of the public servants who share our commitment to the cause!

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