From the Executive Director


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 1, 2015


I am so thrilled that many of you have registered for the Summer Institute of Recovery on July 20–24, 2015 – we are almost at capacity. This week-long intensive program is designed for those interested in creating and sustaining healthy and effective recovery ministries. At the NACR, we are passionate about supporting the work of […]

From the Exec. Director – Jan 29, 2015


At the NACR we love collaborative efforts. One of our beloved partners is “The Work of the People” . They created some incredibly articulate and artistic videos after interviewing attenders at one of our annual Recovery and Spirituality Retreats at Laity Lodge (another retreat is coming up in March if you want to experience this […]

From the Exec. Director – Sept. 13, 2014


I don’t know if all churches are like this – but in my community, September and October are busy! But is all this activity…transformative? Helpful? Gosh, I hope so! One “new thing” that we started in our church was a study on forgiveness and reconciliation (two different, but hopefully related subjects). This series stirred us […]