GREENSBORO, NC – A walk in downtown Greensboro on Saturday aims to bring awareness to a disease that affects many in the Triad.

The Walk for Recovery organized by Fellowship Hall Inc., discussed the epidemic of substance use disorder and relayed it is a disease that is treatable and also show recovery is real and attainable.

Walkers went on a 1-mile trek from Center City Park to Governmental Plaza on S. Greene Street. After walking, Jimmy Cioe, Recovery Initiatives Program Coordinator for the Governor’s Institute on Substance Abuse in NC, spoke.

Cioe talked about the Recovery Movement and Mike Yow, President & CEO of Fellowship Hall, is gave words of encouragement and inspiration.