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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Heidi

Living in Grace

October 16, 2017 by Heidi

Grace offers hope, which gave me the ability to persevere when faced with obstacles and setbacks. When you are living in this state, your mind is liberated from mental slavery, you enjoy happiness, and you have a relaxed mind and boundless energy. It is the antidote to spiritual dis-ease, to anxiety, paranoia and depression.

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Amy Cooper

Sober Parenting

October 10, 2017 by Amy Cooper

Life is a gift to open every day. It’s called “the present”. Sobriety is teaching me how to communicate, live life on life’s terms, have meaningful relationships, and so much more. All I have to do is keep coming back one day a time!

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Jamie Thompson

How Do You Do It?

September 6, 2017 by Jamie Thompson

There were times when I would look at my veins and think how good it will feel to shoot up. Today, because of all the self-care I do, I can play the tape forward until I feel a burn in my gut and realize that getting high is the last thing I want to do. I am worth staying clean and have a wonderful life no matter how difficult it can be at times.

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Amy Cooper

Faith Fitness and Freedom

September 4, 2017 by Amy Cooper

As addicts, we fight for our freedom 24 hours at a time. Our spiritual fitness maintenance is important for us to maintain freedom from the disease of addiction. I am grateful to live in a country that allows services to help those in need.

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Abby Foster

Collegiate Recovery, a Better Path for Students in Recovery

August 31, 2017 by Abby Foster

While overcoming addiction is the first part of the journey, recovery continues after treatment. Colleges and universities provide resources to help students achieve their academic goals during their recovery journey. A collegiate recovery program or community provides students in recovery with a safe, supportive environment on their college campus.

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