I was a "functioning alcoholic" until I wasn't

I was a "functioning alcoholic" until I wasn't: An Our Hope Advisory Board Member's StoryUntil 1996, it appeared I was leading a charmed life—happily married for 10 years to a wonderful man, two beautiful, smart, healthy kids, a successful 16-year career as an Executive at a Fortune 500 Company—and... read more

The Best Tips For Recovering With A Fresh Start On Your Finances

The Best Tips For Recovering With A Fresh Start On Your Finances  by: Michelle PetersenGetting clean means a whole new you, and part of your healthy lifestyle includes better economic choices.  You may not know how to recover financially, but with these tips you can make a fresh... read more

How Fitness Can Aid in Your Addiction Recovery

Photo credit PixabayHow Fitness Can Aid in Your Addiction RecoveryBy Adam Cook “More than 90 Americans die from overdoses each day.” – The HillWith addiction being the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S., researchers from the National Institute on Drug Abuse are continuing the quest... read more

Happy Holidays!

Our Hope staff wishes you a joyous holiday season and a new year filled with peace, happiness, and HOPE!

Happy Thanksgiving

Our Hope Association Staff and Interns wish you a Happy Thanksgiving! 

Fall 2017 Newsletter

Fall 2017 NewsletterOctober 17, 2017You can read our newsletter online, just click on the link below                Newsletter 

Family Members and Friends Can Make Sobriety Easier for Those in Recovery

Article by: Adam CookOvercoming addiction is a daily battle, and it completely changes the way we go about our lives. For those trying to remain sober, socializing may be the greatest test to our willpower. It’s no secret that socializing and drinking go together for most, but for those in recovery... read more

Volunteer Opportunity!

Interested in volunteering at Our Hope? Have a CDL License? If so, this posting is for you! Our Hope is looking for volunteers who are CDL-licensed who are interested in occasionally driving clients to various outings within our community! Please contact Claire Timmer at (616) 451-2039 Ext. 228 if... read more

Planning A Sober Vacation: What To Look For And What To Avoid

Article by: Michelle PetersonPhoto via Pixabay by Quangle Planning A Sober Vacation: What To Look For And What To AvoidPlanning a vacation can be a stressful undertaking, but when you’re trying to prepare for a trip while you’re in recovery, it can be especially difficult. Vacations are... read more
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