Michael’s Movie Pick – “The Devil All The Time”

Happy October, guys! If you’ve been viewing these newsletters, you are already aware that sometimes I’m fit, and sometimes I’m lazy. I’ve learned in recovery that both are okay. This month, I chose a movie to tell you a bit about.

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Pumpkin Pecan Coffee Cake

Its national dessert month and it is officially fall. I love to cook year round but this is baking season my friends. Give this delicious, fall treat a try and as always….feel free to send me any family recipes that you would like to see me cook in future newsletters!

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A Life Beyond My Wildest Dreams

By: Jared M., Transformations Alumnus Hello all! My name is Jared Matthys. I was born on July 7th, 1998 to Heather and Eric Matthys. I was raised in a small town in Ilinois that is about an hour west of Chicago. My early childhood was as normal as you could ask for. I had everything…

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Crucial Support: Healthcare Workers and First Responders

By: Jamie Salsberg, LCSW, CAP, EMDR; Transformations Clinical Director On September 11, 2001, I was living in New York City and working in the healthcare industry.  I can remember watching the towers fall and immediately having the sense of my need to do something.  I was formally trained as an EMT and my boss and…

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Escaping from Oz- A Bipolar Journey

I always seem to struggle, even now, being able to describe what a life of having bipolar disorder is like. How do I convey the challenge it is to just get out of bed in the middle of a depressive swing, or how amazing it can feel to have endless energy and laugh at everything…

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One Pan – Cinnamon Apple Bacon Chicken

International bacon day just so happens to fall on September 2nd, so this month I was originally going to make you guy’s bacon, egg, ham, and cheese…spicy Dijon stuffed croissants. Sounds amazing, right? But I burnt them, the bacon did not cook all the way through and they were far from picture-perfect. I stood there…

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An Open Letter About Mental Health and the Importance of Self-Care

To the community struggling with mental health, you are not alone. With things being what they are in this world, we are all facing new challenges and obstacles in terms of our journey in self-care. In the midst of a time when we are encouraged to limit our social contact, it can be hard to…

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COVID-19

Transformations COVID-19 Awareness and Information

As we all know, the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation has been changing almost on a daily basis and if you’re like us, you’ve been trying to keep up with the new information as it comes out. The safety and wellness of our clients and staff is always our main concern, so we wanted to keep you updated on the precautions we are taking at all our facilities, including our residences.

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Trust Your Higher Power and Trust the Process

By: Jessica L., Transformations Alumna Hi! I’m so grateful to be able to share the success I’ve had maintaining my sobriety. May 29, 2020, I celebrated five years of clean time! As Charles Dickens would say, these past five years have been “the best of times and the worst of times.” The first year of…

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