Coping with a Relapse

by Heather Wiszczur, LMSW, CAADC We've all heard the saying, “relapse is a part of recovery.” This doesn't mean that you will relapse, but if you do, you are certainly not alone. If you do relapse, your attitude and behavior afterward will make all the difference in whether it is a brief... read more

Now Accepting Priority Health and Cigna Insurance

We are excited to announce that, in addition to accepting Cigna Insurance for Residential and Intensive Outpatient Treatment, Our Hope is now accepting Priority Health Insurance for Intensive Outpatient Treatment.  If you are interested in receiving Our Hope's services and have coverage... read more

The Need for Women-Centered Alcoholism and Addiction Treatment

The death of Betty Ford in 2011 reminded us all that alcoholism and addiction are non-discriminatory diseases, touching people of all ages, ethnicities, walks of life and both sexes.  Within this, it’s particularly important to understand that alcoholism and/or addiction among women is... read more

Our Hope Association Joins “Everyone Gives” Global Giving Event

Groundbreaking campaign uses the power of personal networks to “connect for good” and benefit hundreds of charities worldwide On February 22, 2012, Our Hope Association will participate in a revolutionary eight-day global giving campaign spanning more than 60 countries around the world. “... read more

Our Hope Maintains CARF Accreditation

Our Hope Association is committed to delivering high quality services to the women we serve. We are equally committed to maintaining a high level of quality standards for business practice. We are proud to demonstrate this commitment by once again achieving CARF accreditation for our ... read more

Maintaining Recovery Over the Holiday Season

 by Heather Wiszczur, LMSW, CAADC The holidays are a stressful time for everyone, but they can be especially challenging for someone in recovery. Here are a few tips to help you maintain a strong recovery program through the holiday season.Maintain Your FoundationDuring busy and stressful... read more

Our Hope Annual Meeting Open to the Community

Our Hope AssociationCordially invites you to attend ourANNUAL MEETING Tuesday November 15, 20114:30 p.m. Women’s City Club254 East Fulton Please join us and meet our new Executive Director, Carolyn Avery. We encourage you to bring along a friend and introduce them to Our Hope!... read more

The Women of Our Hope Celebrate Recovery Month

September is National Recovery Month and the women of Our Hope have had a great time this month participating in events to raise awareness about recovery. Michigan Celebrate Recovery Walk & RallyOn Tuesday, September 13, Our Hope clients and staff members took a bus trip to Lansing and... read more

Heather Wiszczur Selected as Finalist for Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year

Congratulations to Heather Wiszczur, one of Our Hope's excellent Clinical Therapists, who has been selected by the YNPN Board as one of five Finalists out of a pool of eighty nominations for the 2011 Grand Rapids Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year (  The winner... read more

Exciting Changes in the Acupuncture Detoxification Program at Our Hope

In an effort to increase accessibility to Women's Acupuncture Detoxification Therapy (Acudetox), we are changing to an appointment-based system for Acudetox treatments. This means we will no longer be holding Women's Acudetox Clinics at Our Hope. Instead, we will be offering individual and group... read more
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