Fitness and Recovery

Fitness is a huge component of my recovery today. I have learned how important it is to take care of my body, and taking care of my body has a direct correlation to my mental well-being. Some of you might be missing the gym as much as I do, but there are so many ways to keep our bodies moving at home.

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Quarantine Dessert

“Ok guys, I know… I know… I jumped on the baking train just like everyone else did during this quarantine, but I have to be honest, it has been fun getting in the kitchen and trying out new recipes! Cooking has always been a form of mediation for me. I suppose the same way art,…

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Transitioning Back to Work During COVID-19

The world today is different. COVID has created changes and challenges for all of us. “Normal” isn’t normal anymore. We’ve learned new phrases like “social Distancing”, we’ve learned new ways of living – whoever thought we’d be rationing our toilet paper or wearing a mask in public (other than on Halloween)?

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June Alumni Spotlight – Danyelle F.

Hello, my name is Danyelle and I am a recovering alcoholic/addict. I began to use at the tender age of 12. It all began with cigarettes, pot, and alcohol. I was the youngest child and my sister was always with her older friends leaving me alone and lonely. My mother worked nights so she was not home after school so I could do pretty much anything I wanted.

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May Alumni Spotlight – Christine M.

Hi, my name is Chris and I am an alcoholic, and by the grace of God I have been sober since September 6, 2016 and for that I am grateful. I took my first drink at the age of 13. I grew up in a loving non-drinking home with my parents, who are still married today, with two brothers and one sister. I had a huge Catholic family and alcoholism ran throughout it – grandparents, aunts, and uncles.

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From Tragedy to Sobriety

Hello, my name Bill and I’m an alcoholic. I started drinking regularly at the age of 13. Before I started drinking I viewed myself as a loser and was never really good at anything; mediocre at best. I was full of fear and self-doubt. I was bullied in school and was made fun of by older kids and that did nothing but make me recede into myself further. When I was introduced to alcohol, my whole outlook on life changed.

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Coronavirus and Treatment

Right now is a scary time for most of us. Coronavirus is spreading and the uncertainty is frightening. If you are struggling with addiction and/or mental health issues yet have fears about entering rehab during this time, we are here to help you. Here is more about coronavirus and addiction – what you need to know and how you can get the help you need.

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Placing Our Faith in Faith

Amid this period of uncertainty, many have exerted effort to tap into their inner resources and reservoirs of strength. Some do so through looking to take action such as getting involved in service work or using their individual talents to assist others. Others find strength through meaningful time with loved ones, engaging in enjoyable activities, or within the quiet of solitude.

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Finding Connection in a Time of Distancing

As the global pandemic continues, and more people are finally beginning to truly understand the need for social distancing, fears of isolation are also growing. Does social distancing automatically create social isolation?

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