Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2013
The Art of Discovery Gallery Event, sponsored by Center for Discovery, a national leader in residential treatment, featured the artwork of individuals recovering from eating disorders, substance abuse and mental health issues. The creative talents of the individuals in recovery were on display at the Atticus Gallery in Los Angeles.
More than 300 people attended the event which included submissions of musical pieces, essays and dimensional artwork. A panel of celebrity judges including Russell Brand, Bob Thiele, Jr., William James Remar, Lisa Nemi Swayze, Lesley Ann Warren, Kay Lenz, Mindy Seeger, Paul Butler, Lauren Brock and Blake Kinsey, reviewed submissions and awarded the top prize for each category.
“My evening with The Discovery in Recovery Event was a tremendously moving and heartwarming experience for me. It was not only deeply affecting to have the opportunity to witness and participate in these young people's desire for a better life filled with pride and a real sense of hope, but to be so impacted by so much creativity and talent, was an enormous gift for me personally. There was so much love, support and appreciation present I will never forget it.” –Lesley Ann Warren, Academy Award Nominated Actress & Dancer
“An amazing event. It touched my heart to see and feel all the love in that room and all those beautiful faces. Such a wonderful recovery program. I wonder what my life would have been like if when I was young and hurting I had had a program like this to come to. So incredible to see all the healing in that room. I am honored to have been there.” –Mindy Seeger, Artist, Author and Actress
About Discovery in Recovery
Discovery in Recovery is a free community support program sponsored by Center for Discovery. Discovery in Recovery offers free meetings that are open to members of the community seeking support with recovery. The program provides separate meetings for teens and parents, at the same time, run by counselors. In addition to the free weeknight support groups, Discovery in Recovery also offers other free resources to schools, churches and the communities. These resources include crisis intervention referrals and phone assessments to provide resources appropriate to the needs of callers.
About Center for Discovery
Center for Discovery is a nationally recognized leader in teen residential treatment including teen eating disorder treatment, teen mental health treatment and teen substance abuse treatment. With residential treatment centers throughout California and the United States, Center for Discovery provides clinically sophisticated treatment to assist clients in learning the indispensable, practical skills necessary for lasting change and long term recovery. Each Center for Discovery location provides specialized treatment for one type of treatment. Center for Discovery locations are fully licensed by the state and JCAHO accredited.
For more information about this event, Discovery in Recovery or Center for Discovery treatment programs, contact Alexia Mowry at 562-881-9886 or corporatenews(at)centerfordiscovery(dot)com or visit http://www.centerfordiscovery.com/.