HEROES BLOG

A culmination of thought, advice, and personal experience from Heroes In Recovery Lead Advocates and Guests, who help bring our cause to light.

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Susanne Johnson

Stronger Together

February 17, 2017 by Susanne Johnson

Recovery is a process. Recovery takes time. Recovery is easier when you embrace a support network and let others help you to hold your course. Include new friends and family into your recovery and don’t be afraid to ask for it. We at Heroes in Recovery are always here for you if you need a helping hand. Please reach out!

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THP

The Herren Project – THP Project Purple

February 15, 2017 by THP

Chris: I think the language around addiction has changed. I don’t think it’s where it’s supposed to be or needs to be yet. When it comes to addiction, I think we’ve really focused our energy and our resources on the worst day and not the first day, on how addiction ends rather than why it’s beginning.

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Nancy Carr

Last Call

February 10, 2017 by Nancy Carr

One thing that makes me the happiest is to get that email from someone saying how much my Memoir helped them see their addiction clearly, and that they weren’t too scared to ask for help because of my experience. That is what keeps me blogging, connecting and doing whatever I can to help others in their sobriety plight.

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Bo Brown

Celebrating Your Milestones

February 8, 2017 by Bo Brown

When I got out of treatment and completed six more months of outpatient, I was unemployed and financially strapped. I had not been that way since college. I had been a teacher for 21 years and was not sure if I wanted to go back into the classroom sober. I had never taught without a hangover and totally sober before.

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Margaret Phillips

Finding Joy

February 6, 2017 by Margaret Phillips

We talk a lot in recovery about recovery itself being an inside job (which it is). However, every single one of us, addict or not, has to heal from the inside out. If we can resolve what is happening to us on the inside, we’ll look better on the outside.

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