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What Happened?

What Happened? Technology is wonderful, but at what cost. Who can remember stick ball? Get a broom handle and a ball, usually the cost was about 15 cents (yes I said 15 cents) and draw bases in the street with chalk with a few of the guys and off we went hour after hour. Sometimes […]

By | August 20th, 2019|Categories: Recover from addiction|0 Comments

Practicing Gratitude in Sobriety

Unfortunately, things don’t always go the way we want them to. Each day we are faced with unexpected challenges and events that can easily bring us down. However, fostering a grateful heart can help you cherish and hold onto the blessings that you have in life while enhancing your spirituality. Cultivating gratitude in recovery is […]

By | August 8th, 2019|Categories: Recover from addiction|0 Comments

Another success story of drug and alcohol recovery

Another success story of drug and alcohol recovery Via Through The Archway with Peter Marinelli . I use to hate when I saw these types of posts probably because I was to embarrassed to do it myself because God I was a mess. I now know that most recovering addicts and alcoholics say that seeing […]

By | August 5th, 2019|Categories: Recover from addiction|0 Comments

Spiritual Growth, Morality, and Service

Spiritual evolution – or awakening – and the demolition of our fear-based ego is the common goal of all those who attempt the 12-Step approach to recovery from addiction. The general belief is that if we begin to make changes in these areas we will be able to let go of our old ideas, our […]

By | July 30th, 2019|Categories: Recover from addiction|0 Comments

Making Amends

When living a life enslaved to drugs and/or alcohol, it’s no secret that a person’s moral compass is completely challenged. Oftentimes, the individual will go against their own personal values and standards in order to achieve their next fix.   Addiction unapologetically destroys most of our relationships with other people. Intimate relationships are perhaps the […]

By | July 25th, 2019|Categories: Recover from addiction|0 Comments

Emotional Sobriety vs. Abstinence

Emotional Sobriety vs. Abstinence, When we are ready to put the drugs and alcohol down, many of us believe that sobriety is only about living without being hopelessly bound to substances. However, true sobriety is much more. Merely abstaining from drugs and alcohol is great – our minds clear up, we stop feeling the dreaded […]

By | July 16th, 2019|Categories: Recover from addiction|0 Comments

Ego Bondage

Ego Bondage The ego will always object to the intrusion of the Spirit and will fight for it’s life. It (the ego) will do it’s best to convince one that living life by the spirit is futile and is  bound to go nowhere. It will seduce it’s host with ideas of what it deserves and […]

By | July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Recover from addiction|0 Comments

Why Recovery Retreats Work

Recovery Retreats vs. MAT: Why Recovery Retreats Work Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is all the hype right now, due to insurance companies pushing the use of medications like Suboxone and Vivitrol in the treatment for opioid use disorders. However, treating only the physical symptoms of addiction is often not enough to maintain long-term sobriety. Instead, sobriety […]

By | June 27th, 2019|Categories: Recover from addiction|0 Comments

Open mic night

Open mic night Our first “open mic night” we enjoyed the company of guests, clients, staff and some alumni perform music . We enjoyed listening to when someone performed & at some point we sang together. Look through the pictures  that captured our mood       It was a truly magic night with a […]

By | June 19th, 2019|Categories: Recover from addiction|0 Comments

We changes lives for women

You Are As Sober As You Are At Home I have been sober for over 29 years and one thing I have been known for is the quote: “You are as sober as you are at home”. This is something I try to live by. How am I treating the ones I live with, practicing […]

By | June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Recover from addiction|0 Comments

Making a Decision, Looking at the twelve steps of recovery

Making a Decision Looking at the twelve steps of recovery can be seriously intimidating, especially for people who don’t come from a spiritual background. There is a lot of talk about God, a higher power, and prayer, which has the potential to scare away a lot of atheists and agnostics. However, by keeping an open […]

By | May 31st, 2019|Categories: Recover from addiction|0 Comments

Reclaim your life through recovery

Miracles One of the wonderful features that I get to experience in my line of work is watching folks reclaim thier lives through recovery. When they arrive for treatment they are in most cases very ill physically, emotionally and spiritually. Those who are at a place in their lives when they are willing to do […]

By | May 30th, 2019|Categories: Recover from addiction|0 Comments

From Darkness to Light

 “But if you will seek God earnestly, and plead with the almighty, if you’re pure and upright, even now he will rouse himself on your behalf and restore you to your prosperous state. Your beginnings will seem humble, so prosperous your future will be”. ~Book of Job From Darkness to Light….~ At a very young […]

By | May 29th, 2019|Categories: Recover from addiction|0 Comments

Benefits of Holistic Treatment in Florida

Benefits of Holistic Treatment If you are new to recovery from any addiction, alcohlism, drug, gambling, sex or any other addiction you will soon learn that sobriety is not formatted to a one size fits all modality. The traditional methods of addiction treatment have been challenged with many new approaches to addressing substance abuse. With […]

By | May 26th, 2019|Categories: Recover from addiction|0 Comments

Alcohol and your Brain

Alcohol and your Brain Many people who engage in heavy drinking have experienced an inability to recall events during or after drinking, also known as blackouts, but the short and long term side effects that alcohol abuse leads to in the brain are less commonly known. Extensive alcohol abuse can lead to a variety of […]

By | May 24th, 2019|Categories: Recover from addiction|0 Comments
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