Doing Everything It Takes

By: Rian H., Transformations Alumnus When I came to TTC in February of 2020 I was lost. I didn’t know what I was doing with my life. After 19 years of drinking and drugging, I had finally had enough. Between my losing my relationships and my declining I decided to give treatment a try. My…

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This is How Alcohol Romanced Me

By: Carol O., Transformations Alumna Nobody chooses to be an alcoholic, nobody chooses addiction. But somehow I found myself in this club. My story is really not that outrageous or for that matter, not too unusual. My drinking story began when I was over 50 years old. In my 20’s, 30’s, and 40’s I was…

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And That’s How It Happened

By: Emily B., Transformations Alumna I was 23 and I had just relapsed after 6 months because my mom wouldn’t let me have a car and I couldn’t handle my emotions. (thinking back I knew that wasn’t the real reason). I relapsed for a total of 2 days and was already doing and selling substances….

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Volunteer Opportunities

By: Lisa Blomgren, Transformations Alumni Coordinator It was suggested to me early in recovery that I should get involved with some volunteer work. My first thought was “why would I do that?” I was already extremely busy with my other commitments. I was doing IOP 3 times a week, hitting daily meetings, working, partaking in…

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Good Boundaries Free You

In case you missed our February monthly tune-up meeting- it was run by our very own Johnny, who discussed the importance of boundaries and how to maintain them as you move along in your recovery journey. To keep the theme of boundaries going strong, I decided to share an excellent TED Talk from 2015, where…

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And Just Like That…Surrender

By: Kerin D., Transformations Alumna I don’t know when it stopped being fun. Because it was. For years it was really fun. Laughing with my friends, doing silly things I never would have done without liquid and chemical courage. Being places I wasn’t supposed to be with people I wasn’t supposed to be with, doing…

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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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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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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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