Entries by Kristin Reinink

Why Springtime is a Great Time to Get Sober

As the seasons change from winter to spring here in west Michigan, I find myself having the same conversation with the fellow recovering people and individuals I work with. It always ends with me saying, “There is a reason you feel so good.” Seasonal changes can affect us in many ways: emotionally, physically, mentally and […]

Association of Recovery Community Organizations

About the Association of Recovery Community Organizations The following information can be found at http://facesandvoicesofrecovery.org  The Association of Recovery Community Organizations (ARCO) at Faces & Voices of Recovery unites and supports the growing network of local, regional and statewide recovery community organizations (RCOs). ARCO links RCOs and their leaders with local and national allies and provides […]

Do Not Gamble With Your Recovery

  Every week I am contacted by people dealing with problems created by their gambling. Most of them have lost everything and are trying to figure out what happened to their lives. All are in deep financial trouble and many are facing criminal charges. Some are contemplating suicide. Compulsive gambling has the highest suicide rate […]

The Purpose Of Pathways

There is a Recovery Revolution. Come, be a part. Remember the Wizard Of Oz? Remember the Yellow Brick Road? Remember the message? Bet you did not remember how powerfully that message connected to the recovery community and those working to conquer a Substance Use Disorder. How could you? That connection has not really been a […]

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