Go Home Cupid, You’re Drunk

By: Mike Murphy, Transformations Manager of Alumni Services “The only relief we have to suggest is entire abstinence.” Whoa whoa whoa….Hold up. I thought I was trying to work on my drinking problem. What does sex have to do with anything?! After reading a bit more of “The Doctor’s Opinion” in The Big Book of…

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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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My Worst Relationship

By: Jerome D., Transformations Alumnus Over the last few years, my life has changed drastically. Prior to this, I had a decade-long relationship that I never thought I would be able to let go of. That relationship brought me to a point in my life where I begged a God of my understanding daily, to…

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New Year, New Me

By: Michael Murphy, Transformations Alumni Coordinator Ah yes, “New Year, New Me.” Goes right up there with, “Live, Laugh, Love…” and the million other Bed Bath and Beyond sayings we hear around this time of the year, ad nauseam. Now, don’t get me wrong. There is nothing wrong with these statements, hell, my Mother LOVES…

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I Call It Alcoholic Calculus

By: Melissa F., Transformations Alumna The first time it happened, I was out in the middle of nowhere. I remember looking up at the sky, with this warm, fuzzy, feeling like I was laying back in a pool on a summer day. Only this was brought to us courtesy of the fine folks at Anheuser…

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The Bermuda Triangle and Recovery

By: Michael Murphy, Transformations Alumni Coordinator The Bermuda Triangle and recovery. Two things you don’t typically see being discussed together. Kind of like lamb and tuna fish (where my Big Daddy fans at?!). However, in the rooms of AA it is an annual discussion. And for good reason. This time of year can be detrimental…

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Life is Good Even in the Hard Times

By: Rosie C., Transformations Alumna Life over three years ago looked like this: my son felt sorry for me, my daughter hadn’t spoken to me for over two years, my mother’s suffering was weakening her, my dad said to everyone I was a lost cause and my siblings couldn’t care less if I was homeless….

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10 Good Reasons to Start Treatment Over the Thanksgiving Holiday

10 Good Reasons to Start Treatment Over the Thanksgiving Holiday Mental health and substance abuse issues seldom resolve themselves. The road to recovery often feels overwhelming. Those who struggle with these problems often put treatment off for another day, thinking it may be easier later. If this sounds familiar, please know that you’re not alone….

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Fog of Life

In not only being a Veteran, but also as a United States Marine. And for anyone that has ever met a Marine, we carry that title with a FIERCE sense of pride. The bravado is what some may call, “obnoxious”. But, I digress…

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