BRC RECOVERY BLOG

What Good Are Those Slogans, Anyway? (Part 2)

If you’ve spent any time around Al-Anon, Alcoholics Anonymous, or other recovery-oriented groups, you’ve heard at least a few slogans and acronyms. Most of them seem to fall into one of three categories, and they include our relationship with: Our addicted loved one. Ourselves. ...

Operations Supervisor Shane Renshaw

http://benchmarkcenter.wistia.com/medias/5c4lv9rczh?embedType=seo&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=954 Supervisor Of BRC Recovery I'm Shane Renshaw. I'm the Operations Supervisor here at BRC Recovery. Basically my job is to take care of everything around here. This is all the property, all the buildings, all the cars, all the grounds. I coordinate the work ethic...

A Lifetime of Gratitude: A Story of Addiction and Recovery

Addiction does not discriminate between age, gender or social status. Whether you were raised in a large house or in a tiny apartment, anyone can become addicted to drugs, alcohol or both. For some individuals, exposure to addiction begins at a young age through...

Operation Warm: Being of Service During the Holidays

The holidays are a time to celebrate with loved ones and reflect on our countless blessings, and Operation Warm is an annual opportunity for us to serve those in need. This season, we collected warm clothing, such as coats, scarves and blankets to donate to...

Reclaiming the Years Lost to Drug and Alcohol Addiction

by Ryan R. Regret was the heaviest burden on my shoulders in early sobriety.  The weight of all the guilt and shame from the last five years of my life felt like it was crushing my tired spirit.  Plagued with ‘what if’ questions, I felt...

Alumni Reunion 2013: A Fiesta to Remember

Alumni of the Year: Patrick M. The 2013 alumni reunion fiesta was definitely a night to remember! Mouthwatering fajitas, a bounce house, silly pics in the photo booth, and deep belly laughs all made this event something special. We are so excited that many of...

BRC Alumni Stories: Ty L.

**The following is a personal story of addiction told by the individual who experienced it. BRC asks that you please be respectful when leaving comments. At the same time, we also welcome and encourage you to share your personal story of addiction and recovery...

BRC Alumni Stories: Matt B.

**The following is a personal story of addiction told by the individual who experienced it. BRC asks that you please be respectful when leaving comments. At the same time, we also welcome and encourage you to share your personal story of addiction and recovery...

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