Fort Loudon: Cowans Gap State Park to Host National Recovery Month Event

Cowens Gap State Park

On September 24th, 2022, at Cowans Gap State Park, located at, 6235 Aughwick Rd, Fort Loudon, PA 17224. Organizations representing Franklin & Fulton Counties will come together to help celebrate National Recovery Month.

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Events to Partake In

The Sober September Recovery Event starts at 4:30 PM – 7 PM and will be held, at Pavilion 3, on the grounds at Cowans Gap State Park. Food will be available onsite from Redemption BBQ of Shippensburg. Franklin & Fulton County Recovery Month Event To Headline Guest Speakers Including Miss Pennsylvania 2022.

There will also be fellow organizations from the counties with facilities that deal with Mental Health and Substance Abuse, as well as Guest Speakers.

Sober September Recovery Month

We are excited to have Miss Pennsylvania 2022, Alysa Bainbridge as one of our speakers. Alysa is an advocate for Recovery and uses her platform to promote awareness of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders since losing her brother in 2018 to an overdose.

Alysa Bainbridge

A native of Leesport, Pennsylvania, Alysa Bainbridge is a journalist, non-profit CEO, mental health advocate, and Miss Pennsylvania 2022. Alysa graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from Saint Joseph’s University in 2021. She’s currently working to earn her Master of Science in Leadership from Cabrini University on a full-tuition scholarship, thanks to her participation in the Miss America Organization.

Alysa is a passionate advocate for mental health and Recovery through her social impact initiative, Tyler’s Triumph: The More Than Project. Growing up, both of Alysa’s siblings struggled with mental illness. She started The More Than Project to empower people like her siblings, letting them know they are so much more than their struggle, and that a mental health diagnosis doesn’t define them. After losing her brother, Tyler, to a six-year-long battle with addiction in 2018, Alysa founded a non-profit organization, called Tyler’s Triumph, in his memory.

Tyler’s Triumph

Tyler’s Triumph provides direct support and tools to those in recovery from mental health and substance use disorders to help them thrive in Recovery. It is Alysa’s mission to educate all ages about the importance of early mental health intervention and create stigma-free spaces for those struggling to live in.

More Information

For more information about the Sober September Recovery Month Event visit
or by calling Joey Bailey from the Fulton County Family Partnership at 717-494-2322 or John Lloyd from Noah’s House Inc., at 717-372-4497



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