Walk celebrates recovery

Community organisations from across Cape Town participated in the ninth annual Recovery Walk Cape Town (RWCT) at Lentegeur Psychiatric Hospital on Saturday September 30.

The walk celebrates people in recovery from addiction and mental illness.

RWCT is an independent group collaborating with like-minded organisations.

Participants include South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG), Narcotics Anonymous (NA), Grandmothers’ Against Poverty and AIDS (GAPA), Shumeez Scottt Foundation, Awareness Programmes in Substance Abuse (APISA), Freeway Ministries, Cedars Private Addiction Treatment Centre, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Liberty Home Treatment centre, Life Righting Collective and other resources also showed their support.

The Recovery Walk is an inclusive, clean and sober event where people living with an addiction or mental illness have a space to be open about their recovery.

To get involved or for any further details, call 079 239 3134, email recoverywalkcapetown@gmail.com or visit www.recoverywalk.co.za or follow them on Facebook and Instagram.

Awareness Programmes in Substance Abuse (APISA) peer counsellors Melissa Marthinus, Zeenat Grey and Kaylin Cloete, from Beacon Hill High School.