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Sometimes, love is found in places you don't expect it to be. You round a corner and wham - it hits you like a ton of bonbons. Love is where you find it... We've pulled some articles on love in all its guises - Sanford House clinical director, Christine Walkons tells us that leaving your family and entering treatment can be an act of love. Founder Rae Green takes time out to share the love with the women of Sanford House - belly dancing. And Marilyn Spiller gets 50 kinds of excited about recovery...
How can a woman leave her family to come into treatment? This is an emotionally loaded question, often asked by family members, friends and neighbors. And most especially, by the woman herself. While the answers to the question can be varied, they may also have many similarities. Address Feelings With Respect… Women come into [read more...]
As a co-founder of Sanford House, and as an addiction counselor, I can attest that the women in our charge work hard for their recovery. Our clients at Sanford House participate in all manner of evidence based group therapy. They have rigorous individual sessions with their counselors. On any given day, they may plumb the inner-workings of their family [read more…]
Yes, I love just about everything associated with sobriety (even though, being a grownup can be a little difficult at times…). Let me count the ways. I love: The mornings My hair, nails and skin Having a memory Not being afraid or regretful of what I remember… The free time No bags under my [read more]