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Apr
17

5 Key Ways of Dealing with On-Going Stress after Treatment

 5 Key Ways of Dealing with On-Going Stress after TreatmentBy Lateesa Smith,Our Hope Residential Services Specialist & Recovery Coach It’s overwhelming to leave treatment because you are just beginning to discover yourself. I know from my own personal experience this is how I felt.... read more
Mar
25

The Work of Early Sobriety

Part of learning to live sober is learning how to do things differently. A visit to see the butterflies at the gardens can feed the spirit and allow the space to integrate some of the work being done in treatment. What are some ways you take care of your spirit?    
Jan
13

This, too, shall pass

I love the way the sun sparkles when it hits the snow on sunny winter days like today. But sometimes I just need to imagine how it feels to sit by the water on a sunny summer day and remind myself that "this, too, shall pass".This is an attitude that works during times of stress, frustration, and... read more
Dec
17

9 Tips for Managing the Holidays in Recovery

 9 Tips for Managing the Holidays in Recovery 1)      Have a PLANDiscuss your plan with a sponsor or sober support.  This is not the time to be flying solo. Take phone numbers, meeting schedules, and program materials with you wherever you go so it is easy to... read more
Dec
15
Dec
10

"On the Beam" or "Off the Beam"?

 How do you know if you are making progress in sobriety?Try this test:Ask yourself, “Am I On the Beam or Off the Beam?”Many years ago I volunteered at my local 12 Step Intergroup in Dallas, Texas where people came for recovery literature and called the hotline for referral to meetings in the... read more
Dec
02
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Oct
10

GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY!

Our Hope is hosting a fundraiser featuring Tonya Meeks’ one-woman play. Do not miss this performance that is full of love, truth, and humor. www.wealthytheatre.org/ourhope          
Oct
06

PSA about Our Hope with Margaret Rose

Watch the video public service announcement by Board President Margaret Rose about Our Hope and the upcoming fundraiserFlying Standby by visiting http://vimeo.com/107499370
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