BRC RECOVERY BLOG

Women, Addiction and Recovery

There is a range of biological, social and environmental factors that denote risk of addiction, including gender. Although men and women are at an equal risk of developing a substance use disorder, women who have an addiction are also dealing with an entirely different...

Bullet Points and Bottom Lines

  Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe....Voltaire To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible...Thomas Aquinas     I am not a great storyteller. I am more comfortable speaking directly- in bullet...

Sober Birthdays and Unexpected Miracles

"...it happens that because of your own drinking career you can be uniquely useful to other alcoholics." Alcoholics Anonymous p. 89 Having recently celebrated a sobriety birthday, I find myself reflecting more than usual on some of the miracles that have happened in my own life...

Painting Over Insecurity

Most people approach new situations with joy, excitement, and anticipation. BRC Recovery took the female residents on an outing this week that was no different. Looking around the art studio, I observed carefree conversations, laughter, and merriment. The excitement for me, however, was short-lived. Waiting...

The Pieces of Vulnerability

Just like pieces to a jigsaw puzzle, I take the lessons God presents in my life and connect them to create a cohesive picture. The pieces to my life puzzle this week: -“Triumph of the inner spirit” While sharing his story at BRC Recovery, Mike...

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