From the Exec Director

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My friends have asked me about our week at SIRS, and I’ve realized how inadequate I am for the task of trying to communicate the experience rather than the content. Kelly Hall shared her experience through the medium of poetry. Maybe poetry can get us closer to the truth than the outlines, videos and sound […]

From the Exec. Director

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As many of you know, the Summer Institute of Recovery Studies was held on the Fuller Campus in Pasadena, CA in July. In the rush to and from class, it would have been easy to miss the Prayer Garden tucked into one corner of the Fuller property. The stone structure is covered with vines and […]

From the Executive Director

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It is expensive to take a week away from work and/or ministry. Many who attended are like my husband, Pete, who showed up for the Summer Institute of Recovery Studies. Which means he took a week away from his IT job without pay. Or the therapists among us who cleared their books to make this […]

From the Executive Director

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On June 12, 2015, at Caron Treatment Center’s 10th Annual Washington, DC Metropolitan Community Service Awards ceremony, Teresa McBean was honored with the “Community Leadership Award, Individual”. The NACR’s Board of Directors wanted you to know and congratulates Teresa for making a difference both in her local community and in the larger recovery movement. Way […]

From the Executive Director – May 13, 2015

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For those of you who are attending the Summer Institute of Recovery Studies, (or considering it!) I want to introduce you to one of our presenters: Gregg Taylor. Gregg has served as pastor of Mercy Street, a ministry of Chapelwood United Methodist Church in Houston, TX. Beginning in July 2015, he will became the community […]